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    A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard

    Presented by at Salvage Vanguard Theater

    May 12 - June 4, 2011


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    A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard

    Jake has brutally beaten his wife Beth and left her for dead. Her brain damage is significant. His guilt is crippling. Jake’s brother, Frankie, searches for the truth of Beth’s condition, while Jake’s father haunts him from the urn beneath his childhood bed.



    An unlikely love story, A LIE OF THE MIND is both a chilling indictment of true love and an affirmation of its abiding ties. Capital T is...

    Jake has brutally beaten his wife Beth and left her for dead. Her brain damage is significant. His guilt is crippling. Jake’s brother, Frankie, searches for the truth of Beth’s condition, while Jake’s father haunts him from the urn beneath his childhood bed.



    An unlikely love story, A LIE OF THE MIND is both a chilling indictment of true love and an affirmation of its abiding ties. Capital T is proud to present this gritty, darkly humorous American drama by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Sam Shepherd.



    Starring multiple B Iden Payne and Austin Critics' Table Award winners Kenneth Wayne Bradley, Liz Fisher, Joey Hood, Melanie Dean, Travis Dean, Karen Jambon, Mark Pickell and Rebecca Robinson.


    Salvage Vanguard Theater

    2803 Manor Road
    Austin, TX 78722

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    $15-$25


    General Day and Time Info:

    7:30pm


    Phone: 512-537-CAPT


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    • Event Name: A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
      5 out of 5 stars rating "I'm Lovin' It!"
      Review posted by: Kevin Clarke from Gatesville, TX USA, May 21, 2011

      Great show! No doubt about it. I was very intrigued with the way characters developed and I was very impressed with the directing and technical aspect. Very strong, captivating moments along with... Expand

    • Event Name: A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Stellar Ensemble Elevates Shepard's Work"
      Review posted by: Tom Ott from Austin, Tx, May 18, 2011

      Wow, wow, wow. I don't think I have ever seen such a strong ensemble onstage in the 10 years I have been watching theatre in Austin. They all captured their characters perfectly, and delivered... Expand

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