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    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Kit Harington, Johnny Flynn
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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    Kit Harington (Games of Thrones) and Johnny Flynn (Beast) smolder and burn as sparring brothers in Sam Shepard’s darkly comic 1980 drama. The live theatre production of True West was performed at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, United Kingdom, in 2019. It was produced by Joseph Smith and John Brant for Smith & Brant Theatricals and James Bierman for Empire Street Productions.

    Non-member price: $11.08

    • Buried Child

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Hale Appleman, Tom Bower, John Getz, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
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    It's a curious homecoming for Vince, the son nobody seems to remember. Violence is never far from the surface as his unexpected return uncovers a deep, dark secret that triggers catastrophe in Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning Buried Child. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Hale Appleman as Vince; Tom Bower as Dodge; John Getz as Father Dewis; Amy Madigan as Halie; Robert Parsons as Tilden; Jeff Perry as Bradley; and Madeline Zima as Shelly. Directed by Peter Levin.

    Non-member price: $10.18

    • The One Inside

    • By: Sam Shepard, Patti Smith - foreword
    • Narrated by: Bill Pullman, Patti Smith - foreword
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
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    The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright - a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life.This searing, extraordinarily evocative narrative opens with a man in his house at dawn, surrounded by aspens, coyotes cackling in the distance as he quietly navigates the distance between present and past. The rhythms of theater, the language of poetry, and a flinty humor combine in this stunning meditation on the nature of experience, at once celebratory, surreal, poignant, and unforgettable.

    Non-member price: $30.47

    • Spy of the First Person

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Michael Shannon
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
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    In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard's extraordinary narrative tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story of an unnamed narrator who traces, before our rapt ears, his memories of work, adventure, and travel as he undergoes medical tests and treatments for a condition that is rendering him more and more dependent on the loved ones who are caring for him. The narrator's memories and preoccupations often echo those of our current moment - for here are stories of immigration and community, inclusion and exclusion, suspicion and trust.

    Non-member price: $30.76

    • True West

    • By: Sam Shepard
    • Narrated by: Dean Cameron, Francis Guinan, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's classic comedy is a story of estranged brothers Austin and Lee. Shepard compares and contrasts the reality of the two brothers by forcing them to come to terms with each other, with themselves, and with family.

    Non-member price: $10.08