His play, "A Lie of the Mind", was performed at the Strawdog Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois with Janet Ulrich Brooks
in the cast. Gregor Mortis and Mikhail Fiksel
composed the original incidental music.
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There are places where writing is acting and acting is writing. I'm not so interested in the divisions. I'm interested in the way things cross over.
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 ...