Country Playhouse presents True West by Sam Shepard

Photo by Lulu Tapia

Two brothers, Austin and Lee, are polar opposites in life: One is a would-be screenwriter and the other is a sociopathic drifter. As events unfold, their identities emerge as two sides of a shared nature, their animosity fueled by an envy of each other's lives.

When Austin's Hollywood producer enters the picture, Lee manages to pitch a script of his own and the two brothers work themselves into a fratricidal frenzy over it, plunging into the dark psychological tangle that is Shepard's hallmark as a playwright, bringing desperate drama to the very act of writing.

Directed by Debra Schultz, the cast includes Sam Martinez, Bryan Maynard, Scott Holmes and Julie Oliver.



Queensbury Theatre
12777 Queensbury Ln.
Houston, TX 77024


$22 adults; $19 students and seniors.
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