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The Catastrophic Theatre presents Sam Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class at MATCH

Friday, September 28, 2018 | 8:00 pm

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$10

On the heels of the one year anniversary of Sam Shepard’s passing, The Catastrophic Theatre kicks off its new season with Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class, the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright’s searing portrait of a rural, working class family.

At turns harrowing, hilarious, ritualistic, and surreal, Curse of the Starving Class digs deeply into the psyche of a desperate family fighting to stay alive. Its portrayal of the ambitions and heartache of the working poor is as affecting now as it was more than forty years ago.

Winner of the 1977 Obie Award for Best New American play, it is the earliest of Shepard’s renowned cycle of family tragicomedies, which also include fellow modern classics Buried Child and True West.

“Shepard’s most comic and most excoriating study of the indomesticity of the American household.” – The New York Times

This show contains adult language and nudity and is not suitable for children.

Admission

Tickets start at $10 and all performances are “Pay what you can.” Click here to order tickets or for more information.

Curse of the Starving Class | Photo courtesy of Catastrophic Theatre

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Details

Date:
Friday, September 28, 2018
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Categories:
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Organizer

The Catastrophic Theatre
Phone:
713-521-4533
Website:
catastrophictheatre.com