"I was 13 when I saw it. Ben Vereen gave the most electrifying, profound, and gorgeous performance; he blew my mind. That choreography, all of those beautiful dancers, that dark and elegant world of Fosse resonated very deeply for me. I left the theatre knowing exactly the kind of dancer I was going to aspire to 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.