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About Buried Child
Buried Child offers an absorbing and affecting night of true theatrical drama performed by the finest ensemble cast on the West End stage.
Ed Harris, Westworld star and Hollywood legend, stars in the universally acclaimed and completely unmissable Pulitzer Prize-winning "masterwork" (New York Times) by Sam Shepard. According to The Arts Desk, "Harris gives a masterclass performance worth the ticket alone".
The superlative cast includes Golden Globe winner and Emmy-nominated Amy Madigan, who is "frighteningly realistic as a woman who has no idea that she is drowning not waving" (The Times). Making their West End debuts are "impressive" (Financial Times) Jeremy Irvine (Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, The Railway Man, Now Is Good and forthcoming films Fallen, Billionaire Boys Club and This Beautiful Fantastic) and Charlotte Hope (Game of Thrones, Allied), who is a "revelation" (Metro).
Described as "Harold Pinter meets Eugene O’Neill – a great family drama with a bitumen black heart" (Whatsonstage) and "wickedly funny, full of rich black humour" (London Theatre), Buried Child is set in rural America as it reels from a recession and political unrest. The similarities between then and now are strikingly compelling with the Financial Times stating, "Sam Shepard’s ripe slice of American gothic with its deeply dysfunctional family symbolic of a divided and disillusioned America".
Last updated: December, 2016