David Mamet News

Date of Birth: November 30, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces New SeasonMCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre invites theater goers of all ages to escape to the theater for this year's line-up of hilarious comedies, serious dramas, family and adult musicals, and shows for the younger set. Artistic Director M. Kitty Getlik and all the staff at Kelsey Theatre are preparing to bring up the curtain on a blockbuster 44th season. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ANTHROPOLOGISTS SAVE THE WORLD! at Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio TheatrePhoto Flash: THE ANTHROPOLOGISTS SAVE THE WORLD! at Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

Playwright Lauren Yee Featured in New Play Reading Series at Dorset Theatre FestivalPlaywright Lauren Yee Featured in New Play Reading Series at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival incubates new works for the American stage through its New Play Reading series, which continues with Lauren Yee, playwright of King of the Yees and past Dramatist Guild Fellow. (more...)

Gary Morgenstein Premieres A Second Play This SummerGary Morgenstein Premieres A Second Play This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Playwright Gary Morgenstein serves up a parable of friendship and love coupled with greed and death in SAVING STAN, featuring Carlo Fiorletta, Olivia Baseman, and Jordan Auslander, directed by Simcha Borenstein as part of the Broadway Bound Festival, performing August 3 at 12:30 pm; August 4 at 7:30 pm, and Monday, August 7 at 7 pm. All performances will be held at the 14th Street Y, NYC (more...)

RACE by David Mamet Performs to Sold-Out Crowds at The Heather TheatreRACE by David Mamet Performs to Sold-Out Crowds at The Heather Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The cast of RACE at The Heather Theatre lets their talent do the talking and surpasses expectations, achieving sold-out ticket sales its first weekend. Andrew Meacham, Performing Arts Critic for the Tampa Bay Times, writes a stellar review of the cast's dress rehearsal, which drew desirable attention not only in Tampa Bay but in theatrical circles in the North Eastern United States. Meacham praises The Heather as, 'one of the Tampa Bay area's best kept secrets.'  (more...)

KINKY BOOTS' Joey Taranto to Lead THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at Dorset Theatre FestivalKINKY BOOTS' Joey Taranto to Lead THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at Dorset Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez. (more...)

People's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' ColePeople's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

People's Light is delighted to announce the headliners for the upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, slated to open the Theatre's season in October 2017. Emmy-nominated actor Dule Hill (The West Wing) will play Cole, and Broadway regular Daniel J. Watts will appear as Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

Uma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMANUma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, 'Imposters') will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

SoBe Arts to Present World Premiere of TESLASoBe Arts to Present World Premiere of TESLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

This September, SoBe Arts will present the world premiere of TESLA, a multidisciplinary opera, by Carson Kievman and Thomas Babe, about the exceptional life, explorations and brilliant inventions of Nikola Tesla.  We are please to announce our amazing cast and creative team and share the story of Tesla. (more...)

Ruskin Group Theatre to Premiere THE RAINBOW BRIDGE This SummerRuskin Group Theatre to Premiere THE RAINBOW BRIDGE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Directed by Michael Myers at Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, California, the world premiere of Ron Nelson's The Rainbow Bridge opens July 21st. Lynne Marie Stewart stars alongside an award winning cast which includes Mary Carrig, Emily Jerez, Jaimi Paige, Paul Schackman, L. Emille Thomas, and Mouchette Van Helsdingen. (more...)

SAVING STAN to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival This AugustSAVING STAN to Premiere at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gary Morgenstein's provocative new play Saving Stan, a drama about friendship, greed, love and death, will premiere at the first-ever Broadway Bound Festival Thursday, August 3 at 12:30pm; Friday, August 4 at 4pm and Monday, August 7 at 7pm. All performances will be held at the 14th Street Y in New York City. (more...)

Playwright David Mamet Will Not Allow Post-Show Talks About His WorkPlaywright David Mamet Will Not Allow Post-Show Talks About His Work
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 10, 2017

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 one of Mamet's plays, most famously including House of Games and Glengarry Glen Ross, now includes a clause preventing any official debates within two hours of a performance. Every post-show talk that violates this clause results in a loss of licence and a fine of $25,000. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Revlon GirlEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Revlon Girl
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks to the Neil Docking, the writer of The Revlon Girl ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Harbor Stage Continues Summer with GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSHarbor Stage Continues Summer with GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Following the success of their delightfully different season opener, Everything is Established, Wellfleet's Harbor Stage Company, continues their sixth summer of serious fun with David Mamet's modern classic Glengarry Glen Ross.  An unrelenting look at the vicious underbelly of masculinity and ambition, Glengarry follows of a group of Chicago real estate salesmen as they jockey for commissions, leads, and personal standing. (more...)

 Pinch 'N' Ouch to Present GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Pinch 'N' Ouch to Present GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre will present David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Glengarry Glen Ross, this August and September at Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre. This scalding comedy took Broadway and London by storm. (more...)

Photo Flash: SUPERIOR DONUTS Extends at Theater On The EdgePhoto Flash: SUPERIOR DONUTS Extends at Theater On The Edge
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Finishing its first season strong, Theater On The Edge is extending its run of Superior Donuts, by Tracy Letts, through Sunday, July 9th. The comedy-drama stars local comedian Sean Philippe alongside the theater's resident ensemble cast members Allan Whitehead, Marco DiGeorge, and Zack Roundy. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FERNANDO at New Ohio Theatre's Ice Factory FestivalPhoto Flash: First Look at FERNANDO at New Ohio Theatre's Ice Factory Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. FERNANDO opened on June 28 and runs through July 1. The play is written by Steven Haworth and directed by Jamie Richards. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the AtlanticQui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

2017 Ice Factory Festival Starts Chilling Tonight at New Ohio Theatre2017 Ice Factory Festival Starts Chilling Tonight at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running today, June 28, through August 12. (more...)

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