"As a kid, I saw Mary Martin in Peter Pan from the second balcony and, even from way up there, I knew she was a magical person. I have never been disappointed seeing her on stage – she was a singular presence who seemed to embrace the audience just as they embraced her. To me she was everything a musical performer should be."
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.