A Tribute to Sam Shepard

Influential playwright and actor Sam Shepard passed away this past July. In celebration of his life and his work, Padua Playwrights (an organization Sam started with fellow playwrights Murray Mednick and Maria Irene Fornes) hosted a star-studded night of performance and remembrances, including Ed Harris, Bill Pullman, and John Densmore, among many others.

Padua approached Butcher Bird Studios to LIVE-STREAM the event on Facebook after seeing our work on Butcher Bird Presents, our very own Facebook Live stream show where we interview creators in the digital space. This was an effort we were privileged to take part in. We switched between three live cameras, streaming a three hour extravaganza that truly was a night to remember.

 

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About the Author:

Griffin Davis is the roving assistant of Butcher Bird Studios and a graduate of the Literature program at the College of Creative Studies at UCSB. While at college, he wrote for the satire magazine Gaucho Marks and became the editor-in-chief his junior year. He has interned for a Bollywood post production sound house in Mumbai, India, as well as for Literature for Life, an educational literary journal here in Los Angeles.