"I was sitting front-row mezzanine for my introduction to this Greek classic and international actress and director Fiona Shaw. Having missed Zoe Caldwell and Diana Rigg's respective performances of this barbarian protagonist years before, I wasn't going to miss the heartbreaking and revelatory performance I heard was happening eight times a week at the Brooks Atkinson. The rumors were true!"
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.