Simpatico: A Play in Three Acts

Series: Modern Plays
A poet of the theatre, shaping a new language out of broken words: an emotional seismograph registering the tremors which shake the substratum of human life (The Times) There's money to be made on the Kentucky racecourses - and off them. Carter will pay whatever Vinnie asks for his silence and has done for years. But now, when Vinnie summons Carter to his bleak room in Cucamonga, he's decided that Carter should be made to pay more fully. In his new play about the tough world of the racing fraternity, Sam Shepard examines guilt and restitution and the real hold of the past.Simpatico premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London in April 1995