Play directory : Buried Child

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Sam Shepard
  • Written
    1978
  • Setting
    A Farm House in Illinois, 1978
  • Overview
    Buried Child is a piece of theatre which depicts the fragmentation of the American nuclear family in a context of disappointment and disillusionment with American mythology and the American dream, the 1970s rural economic slowdown and the breakdown of traditional family structures and values.