Eugene O'Hare and Alex Ferns on the set of True West

True West

Sam Shepard
Tricycle Theatre
Directed by Phillip Breen

Screenwriter Austin has sold a script to a Hollywood producer when his brother Lee convinces him to ditch Austin’s love story for his trashy Western. Now they must work together to secure the deal.

A modern classic by one of America’s most renowned living playwrights, exposing the cracks in the American Dream.

Contains strong language and violence.

Production duration: 1 hr 59 min

Cast & creative team


  • Saul Kimmer
    Steven Elliot
  • Lee
    Alex Ferns
  • Austin
    Eugene O'Hare
  • Mom
    Barbara Rafferty


  • Sam Shepard
  • Phillip Breen
  • Max Jones
  • Tina MacHugh
    Lighting Designer
  • Andrea J Cox
    Sound Designer
  • Renny Krupinski
    Fight Director