True West

Sam Shepard
Tricycle Theatre
Directed by Phillip Breen
Alex Ferns played Lee in Phillip Breen's acclaimed 2014 production of Sam Shepard's True West.
 
Alex shares how he drew upon childhood experiences to inform Lee's wild behaviour, why observing coyotes enabled him to access the character's physicality, and how audience reaction helped to clarify the play's identity.
 
Contains strong language.
 
Production duration: 24 min 51 sec

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