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Curse of the Starving Class, by Sam Shepard

Part of the Winter Studio Festival of Plays

Jan 14, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

A staged reading of the Obie Award-winning play by Sam Shepard.

Curse of the Starving Class is a darkly comic exploration of the American family psyche. The play focuses on the dysfunctional Tate family—the drunken father, burned-out mother, rebellious teenage daughter, and idealistic son—as they struggle for control of the rundown family farm in a futile search for freedom, security, and ultimately meaning in their lives.

Directed by Charles Towers
Cast: Hamish Allen-Headley, Jason Asprey, David Bertoldi, Jonathan Croy, Tim Dowd, Kate Kenney, Corinna May, Thomas Randle, Michael Toomey, Mark Zeisler

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Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.