Event True West
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Venue Sumner Theatre, Southbank, VIC
First Date 1 August 2020
Last Date 4 September 2020
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Austin is a young, ambitious screenwriter on the verge of his first big hit. He's taking sanctuary house-sitting for his mum at their family home in southern California, but the quiet of the desert is shattered by the unexpected arrival of Austin’s brother, Lee, a part-time thief and full-time hustler. When Lee embroils himself in Austin’s next film project, tensions quickly flare and brutal ambition gives rise to a deadly stand-off.

Everyone has a breaking point and some relationships are made to push our buttons. In his darkly witty masterpiece of modern theatre, Pulitzer Prize-winning w
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Josh McConville Actor Lee
Elizabeth Gadsby Designer
Sarah Goodes Director
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Sam Shepard Playwright
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web https://www.mtc.com.au/plays-and-tickets/season-2020/true-west/
Event Identifier 147310