PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Wicked Actress and Texas Native Katie Rose Clarke Picks Songs That Go "Back to Her Roots"
13 Nov 2013
"Sweet Baby James" (James Taylor). We sang so much James Taylor and saw him in concert when I was probably about 12. It was so fun when putting my 54 concert together and really thinking through what is truly my favorite music. I realized that I was so shaped by the music of my parent's generation. Good music is timeless, and that's all there is to it.
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.