His innocence won't be the only thing slaughtered in this elegy to agrarianism. "Curse" is actually part of a trilogy of family plays by Shepard, including "True West" and "Buried Child," the latter a huge success for the Firehouse Theatre Project in 2000. Though technically difficult (live livestock?), "Curse" could be another trophy on the Firehouse shelf. It opens Thursday night at 8 p.m. General admission is $15. A reception follows performance. wayne
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