Buried Child 1996

Ages: 6+
Opened: April 30, 1996
Closing: June 30, 1996

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World Premiere of DIRTY WHITE TESLAS MAKE ME SAD to be Presented by The Magic Theatre and Campo Santo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2024

The Magic Theatre and Campo Santo will present the world premiere of 'Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad' by Ashley Smiley.

David Harbour, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ann Dowd, and Denis O'Hare to Perform in Signature Theatre Reading of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Signature Theatre today will present an all-star benefit reading of Sam Shepard’s contemporary classic True West, led by acclaimed actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear, Girls) as Austin, David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow) as Lee, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Compliance) as Mom, and Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood) as Saul.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

Magic Theatre Extends Run of World Premiere Play JOSEPHINE'S FEAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2023

Join us at the Magic Theatre for the world premiere of 'Josephine's Feast,' a captivating new play. Don't miss your chance to experience the enchanting world of this mesmerizing production, running until August 30th. Book your tickets now!

The Magic Theatre and Campo Santo to Present World Premiere of JOSEPHINE'S FEAST Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 13, 2023

The Magic Theatre will premiere the first live production by Playwright In Residence Star Finch and announce the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of her new play JOSEPHINE’S FEAST. This profound and potent new play is directed by legendary theatre artist Ellen Sebastian Chang.  JOSEPHINE’S FEAST will perform from August 02– August 20, 2023 at the Magic Theatre’s Fort Mason location

Video: Who Will Win the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board will present the 2023 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Sanaz Toossi's ENGLISH Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

Pamela Anderson to Appear on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2023

“Baywatch” icon and author-actress-model Pamela Anderson reveals details about the trauma she suffered as a child, her six marriages and the infamous sex tape in an exclusive interview with Jim Axelrod for CBS SUNDAY MORNING. Interviewed at her remote home on Vancouver Island, Anderson talks with Axelrod for an exclusive interview. Watch a video!

Theatre Director Nancy Meckler Releases New Book 'Notes From the Rehearsal Room'
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2022

Theatre director Nancy Meckler’s book Notes from the Rehearsal Room is intended for anyone interested, professionally or as a theatregoer, in what is involved in turning words on a page into a theatrical event.

Campo Santo to Present Return Engagement of OTTO FRANK Beginning This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo has announced a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.

Campo Santo's Encore Engagement Of OTTO FRANK, Created And Performed By Roger Guenveur Smith
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022

The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo is honored to announce a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by incomparable star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.  

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Over 190 Performances Set for Theater for the New City's 27th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

With the roster still building, Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 190 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 27th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which will be mounted May 27 to 29 in and around Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave. (at E. 10th Street).

HEART OF AFGHANISTAN Makes U.S. Debut In Brooklyn On May 14
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022

For decades, the Afghanistan we know from the news has been a country of war, unspeakable violence, and the goings-on of an intractable band of fundamentalists set on taking its culture back centuries. It's hard to imagine it as a place where everyday life also included music, a wide variety of music ranging from folk and pop songs to the rich, high-flowing poetry of ghazals.

BWW Exclusive: Jonathan Larson's College Roommate, Emmy-Winner Todd Robinson, Pens Essay About the Composer
by Todd Robinson - Feb 4, 2022

Emmy Award winning screen writer and director Todd Robinson is known for his work on White Squall, Lonely Hearts, The Last Full Measure and more. But a little known fact about Robinson is that he was the college roommate and best friend of Jonathan Larson.

British Museum Announces One Million Records Of Archaeological Finds Now Recorded
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

Today at the British Museum, Arts Minister Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay, launched the Treasure Annual Report for 2019 and the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) Annual Report for 2020. These show that 49,045 archaeological finds were recorded throughout the first year of the pandemic.

THE INHERITANCE's Lois Smith Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by - Sep 26, 2021

Lois Smith has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for THE INHERITANCE.

BWW Interview: Sean San José of THE NEW AGE OF MAGIC GALA at Magic Theatre Wants to Invite Everyone to the Party
by Jim Munson - Jul 28, 2021

For his opening salvo as Magic Theatre’s newly appointed Artistic Director, Sean San José has decided to throw a party. On Thursday, August 5th, Magic will present its 2021 gala 'The New Age of Magic' outdoors at Fort Mason. San José strongly believes theater should be for everyone, not just people of means, so Magic is hosting a more egalitarian event with ticket prices starting at a very reasonable $25. Mainly, though, the goal is to bring people together to kick back and have some fun.

THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021

It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.

Over 180 Performances Set for TNC's 26th LOWER EAST SIDE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Theater for the New City's Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, which had to be presented virtually last year, returns May 28-30, 2021 as an indoor and outdoor live audience event with an emphasis on safety.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: BURIED CHILD by Sam Shepard
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Sam Shepard. Today's play, Buried Child.

Over 150 Performances Set For TNC's 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2020

Theater for the New City has currently scheduled over 150 performing arts organizations, independent artists, poets, puppeteers and film makers for its 25th annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts.

Breaking: A STRANGE LOOP Wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Buried Child FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Buried Child has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2016.
Buried Child has been nominated for Best Play, Best Costume Design for Allison Reeds, and Best Direction of a Play for Gary Sinise.
Buried Child has been nominated for The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.
Buried Child has won The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.

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