Amy Madigan heads the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records Sam Shepard’s darkly comic family drama. Probing deep into the disintegration of the American Dream, Buried Child became an instant classic and was the recipient of the first Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1979.
When Vince brings his girlfriend Shelly home to meet his family, it’s a curious homecoming for the son nobody seems to remember. Violence is never far from the surface as his unexpected return uncovers a deep, dark secret that triggers catastrophe. All performances will be recorded to air on L.A. Theatre Works’ syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. Dec 8-11