Sam Shepard

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Noun1.Sam Shepard - United States author of surrealistic allegorical plays (born in 1943)
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Spotlight: Steppenwolf takes on Sam Shepard classic for second time
Eliot: The Family Reunion, and Sam Shepard: Curse of the Starving Class.
Luminaries who could possibly make an appearance in the film, given their participation in the original tour, include Joan Baez, T Bone Burnett, and the late Allen Ginsberg and Sam Shepard.
The Scottish entry this year is'Red Cross'by Sam Shepard, performed by Aberdour Players.
Game of Thrones fans rejoice - star Kit Harington will be treading the boards in Sam Shepard's modern classic, along with Beast star Johnny Flynn.
As one of the America's most acclaimed dramatists, Sam Shepard has written about fifty plays and has spotted his plays lightening not only theater houses but also the coffee shops and college campuses throughout the American and European stages.
The Right Stuff, about the first American astronauts, was adapted into a film in 1983 with Sam Shepard, Dennis Quaid and Ed Harris.
Sam Shepard was an American novelist, screenwriter, short story writer, actor, and musician.
br- July 27: Sam Shepard, US playwright and actor, from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), aged 73 at his Kentucky July 31: French actress Jeanne Moreau, of "Jules et Jim" fame, aged 89 at her Paris home.
He had reunited professionally with his former love interest Joan Baez and assembled a cast of characters that included Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Joni Mitchell, Roger McGuinn, Allen Ginsberg, Sam Shepard, and a film crew shooting Renaldo & Clara, a movie that would eventually run for four hours, get a limited release, poor reviews, and a legacy of litigation that keeps it under lock and key until who knows when.
With just a single acquaintance in New York City, Rogers supported himself by waiting tables at the Village Gate in 1964, soon gave up the acting dream, and took to writing one-act plays under the name Sam Shepard.
Emma Creedon's Sam Shepard and the Aesthetics of Performance stands as a unique and important contribution to the vast scholarly material centered upon "the enfant terrible cowboy poet of the American stage" (xii).