His play, "The Tooth of Crime", was performed at the Remains Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Cast and crew included William Petersen
, Gary Cole
, Mary McAuliffe & Kevin Rigdon
(lighting designers), and Fugue (original incidental music).
The Holy Modal Rounders
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
"The people the critics write for aren't important to me. As far as I'm concerned, Broadway just doesn't exist." Quoted in the August, 1970 issue of Playboy (page 19).
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 ...