His play, "A Lie of the Mind", was performed at the American Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois with Deanna Dunagan
in the cast. Marty Higginbotham
composed the original incidental music.
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[on working in films] "It's all about narcissism. Terrence Malick
called it 'sanctioned vanity'. Everything is attended to. Would you like some Perrier? Anything we can do? May we throw ourselves on the ground in front of you? This unbelievable barrage of indulgence".
He wrote the 1971 play "Cowboy Mouth" with girlfriend Patti Smith
and played in the very first production the role of Slim (with Smith in the role of Cavale). It is the only time he has played one of his own characters. Just before the second night's performance, Shepard was so disturbed about the experience of playing Slim, he abandoned the role without a word to anyone and left town. He has ...