Monday, July 10, 2017

Playwright David Mamet Will Not Allow Post-Show Talks About His Work by Stephanie Wild

The Guardian reports that playwright David Mamet has placed a ban on any post-show panels about his work, something that has become commonplace in theatres and cinemas. The license to stage …

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

David Mamet’s $25,000 threat to theatres over post-show talks by Dalya Alberge

House of Games playwright says he will fine venues that stage discussions about his workPost-show panel discussions, often including directors and actors, have become increasingly commonplac…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

David Mamet Adapting NYPD Corruption Novel The Force for the Screen by Adam Hetrick

The Glengarry Glen Ross playwright is in talks to adapt Don Winslow’s latest novel.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Frederick Weller & More Complete Casting for Abe Koogler's Fulfillment Center Off-Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting is complete for Abe Koogler's Fulfillment Center! Broadway alum Frederick Weller will take on the role of John. He joins the previously announced Deirdre O’Connell in the M…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

David Mamet to Teach Writing for Stage & Screen in Online 'MasterClass' by BroadwayWorld

Online education platform MasterClass announced today that the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, screenwriter, and director of such works as GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, AMERICAN BUFFALO, and WAG T…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Photo Coverage: THE PENITENT Takes Opening Night Bows at Atlantic Theater Company by Jennifer Broski

Atlantic Theater Companypresents the world premiere playThe Penitent, by Atlantic's Pulitzer Prize-winning co-founderDavid Mamet, directed by artistic directorNeil Pepe.The Penitent features…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Women star in UIC's 'Glengarry Glen Ross' by Morgan Greene

The University of Illinois at Chicago will soon stage David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" in a way you've likely never seen it before — with women in the starring roles.  Derrick Sanders,…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Jeremy Shamos, Kate Walsh & More Set for If I Forget Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for the premiere of If I Forget, a new play by Dear Evan Hansen book writer Steven Levenson. Among those taking center stage in the Roundabout Underground production off-…

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Al Pacino & Judith Light to Lead God Looked Away at the Pasadena Playhouse by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Next stop New York? Tony winners Al Pacino and Judith Light will headline God Looked Away at the Pasadena Playhouse. The previously reported project, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, is sc…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Lawrence Gilliard Jr. & More to Star in David Mamet's The Penitent Off-Broadway by

David Mamet's latest play now has a name! The Walking Dead’s Lawrence Gilliard Jr. and more have been tapped for the world premiere of the playwright's The Penitent off-Broadwa…

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Review Roundup: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ by Mfoss

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Christopher Hampton’s 1987 stage adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos’ 1782 epistolary novel, opened on October 30 at the Booth Theatre.   Tony winners Liev S…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

What We’re Up Against by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The play is both satiric and trenchant. The conversations of the men are laced with profanity much like David Mamet’s real estate men in Glengarry Glen Ross. Eliza is called everything in …

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Saturday, October 8, 2016

Broadway Review: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by Admin

But It’s Really Not Al Pacino’s Fault! No one ever asked me to play Hamlet. I don’t think I’m right for the part, but it would have been nice to be asked….Al Pacino In GLEN…

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Review: ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ at Ghostlight Players and Clifton’s Got Drama by Leslie Anne Ross by Guest Author

Soaring performances in Glengarry Glen Ross As with most not-for-profit theatre, the richness is in the performances.  With Glengarry Glen Ross, we are rich indeed. Produced by Ghostlight P…

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Company Spotlight: TheatreFirst

By Sam Hurwitt Rarely has one little email had so much impact. On April 21, the longtime East Bay company TheatreFirst sent out a press release to announce its 23rd season. In the process, …

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Boys Will Be Boys review – rude and raucous banking satire by Michael Billington

Bush Hall, London Melissa Bubnic’s song-filled attack on the City of London is played with great brio by an all-female cast but stops short of landing a knockout blowMelissa Bubnic’s pla…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Boys Will Be Boys: bankers' cabaret is an all-female Glengarry Glen Ross by Lyn Gardner

Top girls in the financial world are the focus of a musical show drawing on David Mamet and Peggy Lee. Its writer and director talk about female antiheroes, how they were inspired by Cate Bl…

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Monday, June 6, 2016

Tony Winner Joe Mantello Will Return to the Stage in The Glass Menagerie Opposite Sally Field by Ryan McPhee

Tony-winning director Joe Mantello will return to center stage in a new Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie. He’ll take on the role of Tom Wingfield, joining the previously specula…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Photo Flash: First Look at London Premiere of TWIST OF LEMMON at St. James Studio by BroadwayWorld

Acclaimed US actor and composer, ChrisLemmon, is to premiere his autobiographical play,TwistofLemmon, celebrating the loves, times, trials and tribulations of his father, the Hollywood legen…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

The Game's Back On: Janet McTeer & Liev Schreiber Will Headline Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

As previously speculated, Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses will return to the Great White Way. Janet McTeer is set to take on the role of La Marquise de Merteuil, reprisi…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Full Cast Announced for Robert Cuccioli-Led 'MAGICAL THINKING' Reading in NYC by BroadwayWorld

Tony-nominated actor Robert Cuccioli Jekyll amp Hyde Rothschild amp Sons Javert in Les Mis upcoming Paint Your Wagon will lead the cast of MAGICAL THINKING My Favorite Indigents amp Severe C…

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Carrie Robbins's MAGICAL THINKING This Month by BroadwayWorld

Tony-nominated actor Robert Cuccioli will lead the cast of MAGICAL THINKING My Favorite Indigents amp Severe Clear by playwrightdesigner Carrie Robbins, directed by Paul Dobie Associate or A…

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Review: Sept. 11 is puzzling territory for 'Recent Tragic Events' by Kerry Reid

Craig Wright's play is about the 9/11 attacks only in the sense that, say, "Glengarry Glen Ross" is about real estate. His 2003 dramedy is set comfortably far away in distance (it takes plac…

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Newsies Will End National Tour in October by Robert Viagas

Regional productions will begin in summer 2017.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Broadway Review: China Doll with Al Pacino by Lauren Yarger

Christopher Denham and Al Pacino. Photo: Jeremy DanielMamet's Latest with Al Pacino Rings Up Box Office Sales, but Leaves an I.O.U. for Content By Lauren YargerIt’s all about money an…

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

China Doll by Darryl Reilly

The title is never explained and remains a cryptic point of thought. Is it the name of the jet that the plot revolves around? Is it a reference to a woman? What could it mean? Knowing the …

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Tantrums, terror, B12 shots: Inside Al Pacino’s Broadway bomb by Michael Riedel

Producer Jeffrey Richards had no trouble raising the money for “China Doll,” the new David Mamet play starring Al Pacino. What a perfect match — Mamet, celebrated for writing tough, ru…

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Elaine Paige On Piaf, Lloyd Webber & the Gays by Jerry Portwood

Michael MustoTheater & DanceEntertainmentMoviesMichael MustoElaine Paige originated the role of Evita, as well as Grizabella in Cats, thereby becoming the first lady of British musicals.…

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Friday, December 4, 2015

'China Doll' - Al Pacino Wheels and Deals on the Phone by Andy Propst

Al Pacino in China Doll (©Jeremy Daniel) For anyone who has ever wondered what it might be like to listen to Al Pacino talk on the phone for a couple of hours, they now have the oppor…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Broadway Box-Office Analysis: Hollywood Stars Bring in the Big Bucks by Robert Simonson

Two starry new shows began previews on Broadway last week, and they did what starry shows often do: sell well. Given how the combination of actor Al Pacino and playwright David Mamet did whe…

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/4/15- Liev Schreiber by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Liev Screiber Schreiber's performance as Ricky Roma in the 2005 Broadway revival of David Mamet's 'Glengarry Glen Ross', directed by Joe Mantello, earned him his first Tony A…

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