Tex Mex with Plenty of Spice
Jongh, Nicholas De, The Evening Standard (London, England)
The Late Henry Moss THEATRE Almeida IT MAY sound like a scene from Agatha Christie, what with the covered corpse of Henry Moss, whose estranged, younger son Ray hardly conceals suspicions about a cover-up over his father's death in a New Mexican hovel. Yet Sam Shepard's thrilling new play, a family drama streaked with vintage Shepardian humour and acted up to the hilt by a remarkable company in Michael Attenborough's tense production, has no relation to the whodunnit.
The plot may concentrate on showing what happens to Ray while doggedly pursuing the truth about his alcoholic father's demise, but Henry's death proves a red herring. The excitement generated is of the …
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