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‘The Right Stuff’ Filmmaker Remembers Sam Shepard: He Was “Born With the Gift of a Golden Ear”

Philip Kaufman recalls the playwright and actor, who received an Oscar nomination for playing legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager.

Richard Gere Recalls Working With Sam Shepard on ‘Days of Heaven’ (Guest Column)

The movie star — who got his start acting opposite Shepard in the Terrence Malick classic — pens a tribute to the playwright-actor, who died Thursday from ALS-related complications.

Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Sam Shepard

The Pulitzer-winning playwright will be honored Wednesday night.

Critic’s Notebook: Sam Shepard, Voice of the American West

The Pulitzer-winning playwright of 'Buried Child' and 'Fool for Love' forged an indelible legacy as a chronicler of broken dreams and fractured families in the ravaged wasteland that was once the…

Hollywood and Broadway React to Sam Shepard’s Death

Actor and playwright Sam Shepard passed away on Thursday.

Sam Shepard, Esteemed Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73

He won the Pulitzer Prize for his play, 'Buried Child,' was nominated for an Oscar for his role in 'The Right Stuff' and recently appeared on Netflix's 'Bloodline.'

‘In Dubious Battle’: Venice Review

James Franco's latest Steinbeck adaptation is headlined by Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Robert Duvall and Sam Shepard and stars Franco himself as McLeod.

New York Theater Community Mourns James Houghton

Zachary Quinto, Edward Norton and Tony Kushner are among those paying tribute to the Signature Theatre founder who died Tuesday, a tireless champion of American playwrights for the past 25 years.

‘Buried Child’: Theater Review

Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Nat Wolff and Taissa Farmiga star in this off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

‘Midnight Special’: Berlin Review

Writer-director Jeff Nichols casts his regular acting muse Michael Shannon as a father who goes on the run to protect his enigmatic young son, played by Jaeden Lieberher.

‘Ithaca’: Film Review

Meg Ryan directs an adaption of William Saroyan's novel 'The Human Comedy,' and enlists Tom Hanks to star alongside her.

‘Fool for Love’: Theater Review

Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell star in the Broadway debut of Sam Shepard's 1983 drama, a twisted American West romance with shades of ancient Greek tragedy.