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Don Shewey

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  • 11 years ago

    Every time a president named Bush invades Iraq, Sam Shepard writes a play in response. The first one wasn't exactly a tragedy—the playwright called his 1991 States of Shock 'a vaudeville nightmare"—but when history repeated itself, he wa...

  • 13 years ago

    Peter Sellars always wants his theater to be a window onto the world. The Children of Herakles, a three-part essay on the plight of refugees in today's war-torn global landscape, is his response to September 11. The American Repertory Theatre prod...