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A major work by one of our theatre’s most respected and celebrated writers.
Winner of the Obie Award for best play. This darkly comic exploration of the
American family psyche focuses on a dysfunctional family’s struggle for
control of a rundown farm and their search for freedom, security, and meaning. “Shepard
has fashioned a play of eloquent intensity, whirlwind farce and resonantly poignant
insight.” —Time Magazine.

Dates:
November 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20
All Shows 8:00. No Late Seating

Tickets:
$29 general, $24 students with I.D.
Call 805-963-0408 or buy
tickets online at www.centerstagetheater.org

Curse of the Starving
Class

By Sam Shepard

Nov. 5-20
Center Stage Theater
751 Paseo Nuevo
805.963.0408

An American Classic

“Epic, unpredictable. And deliriously ironic” –The Village
Voice

“Compelling, explosive theatre” – Los Angeles Times
“Fierce and funny . . . a savage parody” – New York Times

A major work by one of our theatre’s most respected and
celebrated writers. Winner of the Obie Award for best play. This darkly
comic exploration of the American family psyche focuses on a
dysfunctional family’s
struggle for control of a rundown farm and their search for freedom,
security, and meaning. “Shepard has fashioned a play of eloquent intensity,
whirlwind farce and resonantly poignant insight.” —Time Magazine.

With: Amanda Berning, Ted Harmand, Brian Harwell, Tom Hinshaw, Merlin
Huff, Meredith McMinn, Jeff Mills, Matt Tavianini and Tim Whitcomb

Directed by Maurice Lord

TIMES: November 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20 at 8:00 P.M.
TICKETS: $29 general, $24 students with I.D.

Warning: Contains adult content, strong situations and brief
nudity.

Dare to join us?