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13th May 2015

Fact: Oscar nominee Ed Harris and his actress wife Amy Madigan are heading back to the stage together to star in a revival of Sam Shepard's 1978 play BURIED CHILD. Harris and Madigan, who have been married since 1983, were last seen onstage together in a 2013 production of Beth Henley's The Jacksonian. The New Group theatre company's production will mark the first major run of the Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama, about an Illinois farming couple struggling with personal and economic issues, in New York in two decades.

11th August 2008

Fact: Hollywood actor Sam Shepard dropped his last name, Rodgers, before rising to fame to avoid being compared to the alter ego of Marvel comic book cartoon CAPTAIN AMERICA.

4th July 2006

Fact: Former Seinfeld star Jason Alexander can now add theatre director to his resume after taking charge of the staging of new Sam Shepard play THE GOD OF HELL in Los Angeles.

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