||Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama Desk Award.
Filled with enormous vitality, and humor, the play explores the destinies of two families, linked by marriage but set apart by jealousies and distrust, to probe into the human heart and the destructiveness which it can engender.
"Sam Shepard's A LIE OF THE MIND, his newest and most mature work to date, is a brilliant theatrical rendering, a play of enormous emotional power and intellectual strength." â€”The Hollywood Reporter.
"Sam Shepard is surely the only dramatist alive who could tell a story as sad and frightening as this one and make such a funny play of it without ever skimping on its emotional depth." â€”The New Yorker. "â€¦unforgettable." â€”Time Magazine.