Brothers and Rivals

Sam Shepard's True West is a story about the dichotomy of human nature, as expressed through the struggle for dominance between two brothers of seemingly polar-opposite dispositions. First produced in New York in 1980, it opened without the approval of the author, garnering lackluster reviews. Two years later, it was revived off Broadway by the now-famous Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Critical praise abounded for the text and for the acting of the play's two stars, Gary Sinise and John Malkovich. Now Brooklyn's Charlie Pineapple Theatre Company has brought True West back to life in a performance that

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