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Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

BURIED CHILD, Paul Sparks, Ed Harris, Sam Shepard, Scott Elliott, The New Group

This is a magnificent production, prodigiously acted by the ensemble cast and brilliantly conceived, staged, and designed by Scott Elliott and his team. The production throbs with tension. The undercurrents vibrate throughout. Above all the character portrayals balance evenly to create a living portrait of the poignancy of human families. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Buried Child’ by Sam Shepard, with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

Taissa Farmiga, Nat Wolff, Ed Harris in The New Group's production of Sam Shepard's 'Buried Child.' Photo credit: Monique Carboni. www.thenewgroup.org

The curious recipe behind Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play releases strange aromas. But a fine cast gingerly directed by Scott Elliott and led by Ed Harris and Amy Madigan keeps the smoky pot stirred, playing the weird, funny, tragic story for all it's worth. Read More »