"My folks took us to see every kind of theatre from The Royal Shakespeare Company to The Jose Greco Flamenco Company. But I truly fell in love with the spoken word in 1963 at a little four-character piece called Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? I can't remember laughing or being frightened or even breathing for that matter. The stage was electrified and I was plugged in. I buzzed for days!"
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.