Buried Child

Name: Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
First performance date: February 2, 2016
Opening date: February 17, 2016
Closing date: April 3, 2016
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child returns 20 years after its last major New York production. Dodge (Harris) and Halie (Madigan) are barely hanging on to their farmland and their sanity while looking after their two wayward grown sons (Sommer and Sparks). When their grandson Vince (Wolff) arrives with his girlfriend (Farmiga), no one seems to recognize him, and confusion abounds. As Vince tries to make sense of the chaos, the rest of the family dances around a deep, dark secret. This wildly poetic and cuttingly funny take on the American family drama gleefully pulls apart the threadbare deluded visions of our families and our homes.
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Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The New Group Producer
Scott Elliott Artistic Director
Adam Bernstein Executive Director
Lisa Matlin Produced in Association
Ian Morgan Associate Artistic Director
Sam Shepard Playwright
Scott Elliott Director
Marie Masters Assistant Director
Derek McLane Set Designer
Susan Hilferty Costume Designer
Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Designer
Jeremy S. Bloom Sound Designer
Dave Bova Wig Designer
Mia Cook Assistant Set Designer
Brooke Cohen Assistant Costume Designer
Mark Koss Assistant Costume Designer
Michael A. Megliola Assistant Lighting Designer
Lee Kinney Assistant Sound Designer
Kevin Condardo General Manager
Bridget Klapinski Press Representative
Valerie A. Peterson Production Stage Manager
Nicole Iovino Assistant Stage Manager
PRF Productions Production Supervisor
Matthew Frew Prop Master
Kristi Biglin Wardrobe
Judy Henderson Casting
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Actor Role
Taissa Farmiga Shelly
Ed Harris Dodge
Amy Madigan Halie
Larry Pine Father Dewis
Rich Sommer Bradley
Paul Sparks Tilden
Nat Wolff Vince
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 2017 Artios Award, NY Theatre Drama Judy Henderson Casting
2 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Ed Harris Actor
3 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Paul Sparks Actor