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Interactive video lesson plan for: Sam Shepard Festival At Stanford

Activity overview:

'Curse of the Starving Class' is the centerpiece of the Stanford Summer Theater's Sam Shepard Festival. The play, written by Shepard in 1976 and first performed the following year at the Royal Court in London, is a remarkably prescient view of America in 2012. It is a darkly comic exploration of the American family psyche. As the four main characters shift into adolescence, adulthood and old age, they face the loss of their farm to debt and developers.

For more about the production and the San Shepard Festival at Stanford, see the related article: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/july/sam-shepard-festival-070512.html

Stanford University:
http://www.stanford.edu/

Stanford News:
http://news.stanford.edu/

Stanford University Channel on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/stanford

Tagged under: arts,humanities,performing arts,play,theater,Sam Shepard,Curse Starving Class

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