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Curse of the Starving Class

The Tates are on the brink of emotional and financial ruin as each family member plans a desperate escape. Ella plots with a smarmy real estate agent, while husband Weston holes up at the local bar, and son Wesley tries desperately to hold the house together. Meanwhile, 13-year-old Emma dreams of a life of crime, and the family's lamb takes the brunt of it all. Winner of the 1978 Obie Award for Best New American Play, Curse of the Starving Class takes the American Dream and explodes it into gruesome fragments.

Playwright

Sam Shepard

Director

Lane Savadove

Categories

Classics Comedy Drama
Mar 25 - Apr 12, 2020
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from $32

Box Office

267.273.1414

Venue

Latvian Society 531 N. 7th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 Get Directions