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Photo Coverage: SPEED-THE-PLOW Red Carpet Arrivals

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The 20th Anniversary revival of David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow opened last night, October 23rd at the ETHEL BARRYMORE THEATRE (located at 243 West 47th St.) after beginning previews on Friday, October 3, 2008. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the red carpet arrivals as the stars entered the theater.

The cast includes: Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jeremy Piven ("Entourage", Fat Pig) as film production exec Bobby Gould, three-time Tony-nominee Raul Esparza (The Homecoming, Company, Taboo) as ambitious producer Charlie Fox and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) in the pivotal role of Karen, the temporary secretary to executive producer Bobby Gould, a role which was originally played on Broadway by Madonna.  Neil Pepe (David Mamet's Romance, Ethan Coen's Almost an Evening) directs.   Performances will be Tuesdays at 7 pm, Wednesday-Saturday at 8 pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday at 3 pm. Tickets will be sold through Telecharge.com or 212-239-6200.

Speed-The-Plow is Mamet's scathing portrait of the film industry and the people who are willing to sell their souls for sex, fame and fortune.  

The revival is being produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Steve Traxler, Ken Davenport, Scott Delman, Jamie DeRoy, Ergo Entertainment, Ronald Frankel, Judith Hansen, Dede Harris, Peggy Hill, Patty Ann Lacerte, Alan Marks, Nicholas Rosenkranz, Ostar Productions, Adam Sansiveri, and Barry Weisbord.

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.speedtheplowonbroadway.com

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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