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Drag Strip Courage presents Sam Shepard’s The GOD OF HELL

  • Presented By: Scene Shop
  • Dates: July 5, 2019 - July 13, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Arts Fifth Avenue
  • Address: 1628 5th Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104-4324
  • Phone: (817) 923-9500
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: 15.00

July 5, 6, 12 & 13…8 pm…$15...For Adults Only
Drag Strip Courage presents Sam Shepard’s

The GOD OF HELL
The God of Hell was written in part as a response to the events of September 11, 2001, and has been described by Shepard as "a take-off on Republican fascism." Frank and Emma are a quiet, respectable couple who raise cows on their Wisconsin farm. Soon after they agree to put up Frank’s old friend Haynes, who is on the lam from a secret government project involving plutonium, they’re visited by Welch, an unctuous government bureaucrat from hell. His aggressive patriotism puts Frank, Emma, and Haynes on the defensive, transforming a heartland American household into a scene of torture and promoting a radioactive brand of conformity with a dangerously long half life.