"Also saw this with my dad, twice during previews (the original with Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou). The first time we saw it, I didn't realize the Beggar Woman was Sweeney's wife until the moment he realizes he's killed her. I think I said 'Oh no' out loud with Sweeney."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.