Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The seven rages of David Mamet: genius or symbol of toxic masculinity? by Peter Bradshaw

With his weaponised dialogue and hypnotic macho characters, no writer has so relentlessly confronted the explosive issues of our times. But theatre and Hollywood are changing. As he hits 70,…

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Glengarry Glen Ross stage fright was well handled (your views, November 30) by The Stage

For the record, I was watching Glengarry Glen Ross when Robert Glenister was taken ill (‘Stage fright is a gut-rotting terror even

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Flash Sale: Great Ticket Deals For GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by BroadwayWorld

David Mamet's trailblazing modern classic GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, directed by Sam Yates and starring Christian Slater, runs at the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End until 3 February, 2018.…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Daisy Pulls It Off: Pauline McLynn, Anna Shaffer and more on a spiffing school assembly by Claire Armitstead

Denise Deegan had a West End hit with her parody of 1920s boarding-school novels. Now, Paulette Randall is staging an age-blind revival with a crack cast of actors. They share their teenage …

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS – West End ★★★ by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

David Mamet’s obscenity-strewn script won a Pulitzer Prize in its day and it is easy to see why. Amidst the coarse language, this tale of desperate real estate agents is a testosterone-fil…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS – West End ★★★ by Johnny Fox

Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross – not a tartan bonnet in sight, it’s an All-American play set in Chicago in the 80’s – is about ruthless competition between real estate salesmen, paid …

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne Welcome New Addition by Broadway.com

Bigs news for stage veterans Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne! The longtime partners have welcomed a new baby, according to People. The new addition marks Cannavale and Byrne's second…

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Review: Glengarry Glen Ross, Playhouse Theatre by Tricia Wey

Firstly, let me warn you, if you have an aversion to swearing, take some time to prepare yourself before seeing Glengarry Glen Ross: there are F-bombs abundant. Published in 1984, David Mame…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS – West End by Aleks Sierz

From its haunting title, to its moments of explosive dialogue, this is a modern classic, which when it was first staged won Mamet the Pulitzer Prize. Set in Chicago, it shows a group of slic…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

In pictures (November 16): Glengarry Glen Ross, New Diorama, Richmond Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse and more… by The Stage

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Review Roundup: Did the West End Revival of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Win with Critics? by BroadwayWorld

David Mamet's trailblazing modern classic GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, directed by Sam Yates, runs at the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End from 26 October to 3 February 2018 for a strictly lim…

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Glengarry Glen Ross West End Revival Halted When Star Became Ill by Andrew Gans

Robert Glenister has missed four performances in the current production that also stars Christian Slater.

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Glengarry Glen Ross starring Christian Slater at the Playhouse Theatre – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, now revered as an all-American classic, actually started its life in London. Its first production came courtesy

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GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS – West End by Ian Foster

Obviously, the choice to stage David Mamet's ode to toxic masculinity Glengarry Glen Ross was made long before the hashtag #MeToo shattered the blinkers of anyone unaware of what men have be…

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Glengarry Glen Ross, Playhouse Theatre, London, review: Christian Slater is simply superb by Holly Williams, Holly Williams

David Mamet's play which he adapted into a 1992 film starring Jack Lemmon and Al Pacino, now stars Slater in its first major stage revival in over a decade

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Review Round-Ups: Did critics think Glengarry Glen Ross was a big deal?

The show opened in the West End last week

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Glengarry Glen Ross review – Christian Slater doesn't steal the show by Susan Sheahan

Playhouse, LondonRobert Glenister, Stanley Townsend and Don Warrington join Slater in David Mamet’s searing 80s study of four real estate salesmen who will stop at nothingLiars, cheats, bu…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Robert Glenister suffers 'breakdown' during West End performance by Ruth McKee

Production of Glengarry Glen Ross halted for 30 minutes and understudy brought on to finish David Mamet playThe actor Robert Glenister has suffered a “breakdown” on stage while performin…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Glengarry Glen Ross, Playhouse Theatre, review - Christian Slater is gently charismatic by Aleks.sierz

All-star cast in modern American classic celebrate the ideal of the dealAmerican classics dominate the straight plays in London’s West End. Whenever a producer wants to revive a straight d…

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Review: Glengarry Glen Ross at the Playhouse Theatre by Sally Hales

Yesterday men: Sam Yates' David Mamet revival is stilted and superficial. The post Review: Glengarry Glen Ross at the Playhouse Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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The artifice of the deal: Glengarry Glen Ross at the Playhouse, London

Christian Slater stars in David Mamet’s stingingly prescient play

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GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS – West End ★★★★ by Jonathan Baz

Camel coated Christian Slater (who bears more than a hint of Tony Blair in his appearance) is Ricky Roma, the alpha-male of the pack. Canny and mercenary, Roma’s senses and reflexes are ra…

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BWW TV: Christian Slater & More Discuss GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by BroadwayWorld TV

David Mamet's trailblazing modern classic GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, directed by Sam Yates, runs at the Playhouse Theatre in London's West End until 3 February, 2018 - read our review. The product…

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Photos: Christian Slater, Kris Marshall and more celebrate opening night of Glengarry Glen Ross

Sam Yates' production has opened at the Playhouse Theatre

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BWW Review: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, Playhouse Theatre by Marianka Swain

David Mamet's Pulitzer-winning play, which premiered at the National in 1983, in back in London in a star-studded, pugilistic revival from Sam Yates. Though kept firmly in period, it's not h…

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GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Playhouse SW1 by Libby Purves and Friends

NEW GENERATION REVIEWER MICHAEL ADAIR UNMOVED BY MANSPREADING BUT LOVES THE SWEARING The return of Glengarry Glen Ross feels rather timely. There is something striking about a play consistin…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Glengarry Glen Ross – review by Alexis Soloski

Gerald Schoenfeld theatre, New York"Always be closing." That maxim of salesmanship seems positively caustic when projected on to the curtain during the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Glen…

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Glengarry Glen Ross review – Christian Slater is top dog among cut-throat conmen by Michael Billington

Playhouse, London A tip-top cast play David Mamet’s desperate salesmen turned robbers in his scorching condemnation of the dangers of male ego-driven capitalismHow well does David Mamet’…

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Review: Review: Glengarry Glen Ross (Playhouse Theatre)

David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning script is revived in a new production starring Christian Slater

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Glengarry Glen Ross at the Playhouse Theatre review – ‘a polished revival’ by Natasha Tripney

Written in 1983, David Mamet’s lancing of American masculinity and capitalism feels more an indictment than ever. Glengarry Glen Ross’ team of

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