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Paradise Motel: Sam Shepard Reading

10/13/2018 - 8:00pm

Toy Boat Theatre presents Paradise Motel, readings from the writings of playwright/actor Sam Shepard. Shepard won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for his 1979 full-length play, Buried Child, and also wrote screenplays, directed for stage and screen, and was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff. Paradise Motel features selections from Shepard's diverse writings: plays, short stories, poems, essays, journals and interviews. The company of readers is comprised of notable regional actors: Marilyn Bennett, Mark Peterson, Deya Ozburn, Jeff Salazar, Jason Sharp, and Meleesa Wyatt. Peter Pendras, a long-time Northwest guitarist and recording artist, will accompany the performance. This reading contains adult themes and language; suitable for mature teens and adults. Entrance fee is $5 at the door.

Event address: 
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402