24 Hour Plays vet Alicia Witt ("Friday Night Lights," "Twin Peaks") takes camera in hand and brings Playbill behind-the-scenes as she prepares for her third go 'round in this annual event in which actors, writers, directors and crew are teamed together to write, rehearse and perform a play all in a single day. In Part One, Witt chats with 24 Hour Play cast members Elijah Wood, Sarah Silverman and Diane Neal. To see Part Two, click here.
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.