Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet

BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were on hand as the cast and creative team of the 20th Anniversary revival of David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow held their "Meet & Greet".  Speed-The-Plow will begin previews at the Ethel Barrymore THEATRE (located at 243 West 47th St.) on Friday, October 3, 2008 with a new official opening set for Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 at 7pm.

The cast includes: Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jeremy Piven ("Entourage", Fat Pig) as film production exec Bobby Gould, three-time Tony-nominee RAÚL 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) will direct.   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 please visit www.speedtheplowonbroadway.com

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet

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Irene Gandy

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Jeffrey Richards

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Jeffrey Richards

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Irene Gandy

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Irene Gandy

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Jeffrey Richards displays Speed-The-Plow t-shirt

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Raul Esparza

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Elisabeth Moss

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Neil Pepe

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Neil Pepe

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Neil Pepe

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Neil Pepe

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Elisabeth Moss

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Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

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Jeremy Piven

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Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Neil Pepe

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Neil Pepe

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Raul Esparza

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Neil Pepe and Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Neil Pepe and Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Raul Esparza and Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Raul Esparza and Elisabeth Moss

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Raul Esparza, Elisabeth Moss and Neil Pepe

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Neil Pepe, Jeremy Piven, Elisabeth Moss and Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Neil Pepe, Jeremy Piven, Elisabeth Moss and Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Neil Pepe, Jeremy Piven, Elisabeth Moss and Raul Esparza

Photo Coverage: 'Speed-The-Plow' Meet and Greet
Jeremy Piven, Elisabeth Moss and Raul Esparza

 

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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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