True West by Sam Shepard opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway on March 2, 2000 and played through July 29, 2000.
Produced by Ron Kastner. Directed by Matthew Warchus; Scenic & Costume Design by Rob Howell; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt with Sound Design by Jim van Bergen.
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and John C. Reilly who each alternated their roles every night. Also starring Robert LuPone and Celia Weston. Replacements in the Broadway run include Josh Brolin and Elias Koteas.
Holed up in their mother’s California house, screenwriter Austin and lowlife Lee wrestle with big issues—and each other, leading to the airing of old resentments and some unexpected twists in the relationship. Matthew Warchus’ production of True West was originally commissioned by the West Yorkshire Playhouse in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse.