"Then I was hooked! In late 1981, I was in the audience listening to Jennifer Holliday move the audience right out of their seats in Dreamgirls. Let me tell ya, I wasn't looking into doing musical theater at that age, but it was that moment that I said, 'Oh, hell yeah, I wanna do this!'"
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.