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Seattle Rep

True West

January 17–February 15, 2020
Bagley Wright Theater

Alan Alabastro

Two brothers from different walks of life—one a successful screenwriter, the other a restless drifter—clash while housesitting for their mother in a sweltering Los Angeles suburb. This outlandishly funny and unsettling Pulitzer Prize-nominated comedy by acclaimed late playwright Sam Shepard gleefully detonates our misguided myths of family, identity and the American Dream.