True West

Sam Shepard
Tricycle Theatre
Directed by Phillip Breen

Max Jones was the set and costume designer on Phillip Breen's 2014 revival production of Sam Shepard's True West.

Max shares his experience of having a multifaceted creative role, explains how to identify practical design solutions from the original text, and details why tapping into the American road movie genre enabled him to realise a filmic aesthetic within a theatre space.

Production duration: 26 min 12 sec

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