David Mamet News

Date of Birth: November 30, 1947 (67)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANSMary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to Close After 30 Years; Final Season to Open with GUARDIANS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

After presenting more than 100 productions spanning three decades, Chicago's award-winning Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. has announced it will close its doors following its 30th anniversary season. The company's final season will open with Peter Morris' powerful war drama GUARDIANS, followed by three soon-to-be-announced production, plus its 28th annual Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Theater Festival. (more...)

LUIS SALGADO: HACIENDO CAMINO AL ANDARLUIS SALGADO: HACIENDO CAMINO AL ANDAR
by Lola Arruti - Aug 25, 2015

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Lincoln Center Theater's SHOWS FOR DAYS, Starring Patti LuPone and Michael Urie Closes Off-Broadway TonightLincoln Center Theater's SHOWS FOR DAYS, Starring Patti LuPone and Michael Urie Closes Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Patti LuPone, Dale Soules, Michael Urie, Jordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams, and Zoe Winters in Shows For Days, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Jerry Zaks. The production opened, June 29 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street), and it closes tonight, August 23. (more...)

A STEADY RAIN to Play the Old Fitz, Sept 22 - Oct 17A STEADY RAIN to Play the Old Fitz, Sept 22 - Oct 17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

A dark duologue filled with sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A STEADY RAIN explores the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence, and the rough streets of Chicago. (more...)


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MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews TonightMCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE begins previews tonight, August 20, 2015 ahead of a September 9, 2015 opening night. (more...)

CHINA DOLL Adds Additional Broadway Performances; Christopher Denham Replaces Fran KranzCHINA DOLL Adds Additional Broadway Performances; Christopher Denham Replaces Fran Kranz
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The producers of David Mamet's new play China Doll, which stars Academy Award-winner Al Pacino under the direction of Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (The Heidi Chronicles, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), announced today that an additional 10 performances have been added to the production's limited Broadway engagement. (more...)

Kenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING Premiere Rounds Out Atlantic Theater's 30th SeasonKenneth Lonergan's HOLD ON TO ME DARLING Premiere Rounds Out Atlantic Theater's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the final production of its 30th anniversary season, the world premiere of Academy Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Kenneth Lonergan's latest play HOLD ON TO ME DARLING, directed by Atlantic Artistic Director Neil Pepe. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & More to be Honored at Carl Sandburg Literary AwardsStephen Sondheim & More to be Honored at Carl Sandburg Literary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Chicago Public Library have announced that the 16th annual Carl Sandburg Literary Award will be presented to legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Universally heralded for his immense contributions to musical theater in a career spanning more than 50 years, Sondheim will be honored at the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards Dinner Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at The Forum (725 W. Roosevelt Road) on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: First Look at Spanish-Language SPEED-THE-PLOW in Puerto RicoBWW Exclusive: First Look at Spanish-Language SPEED-THE-PLOW in Puerto Rico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

David Mamet's SPEED-THE-PLOW opens tonight, August 13, as JALA-LA-PALA in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Below, BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the cast onstage! (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Welcomes Six New Company MembersRedtwist Theatre Welcomes Six New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Redtwist Theatre is thrilled to announce the addition of six new company members for the 15-16 season and beyond. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Georgia Engel is Endearing and Creepy in Annie Baker's JOHNBWW Reviews: Georgia Engel is Endearing and Creepy in Annie Baker's JOHN
by Michael Dale - Aug 13, 2015

By now theatregoers and satirists alike can quickly define an Annie Baker play. (more...)

ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21ON THE WATERFRONT and THE GODFATHER Set for THE ART OF THE SCORE with the NY Phil, 9/18-21
by Movies News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The New York Philharmonic will present the third season of THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic September 18-21, 2015, featuring two complete Academy Award-winning films screened with live performances of their acclaimed scores: On the Waterfront and The Godfather. (more...)

Provincetown Theater to Present OLEANNA, 9/2-12Provincetown Theater to Present OLEANNA, 9/2-12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

The Provincetown Theater is proud to present the Cotuit Center for the Arts production of, Oleanna*, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, Wednesday through Saturdays September 2-12. A Top Pick by Capecod.com, this riveting drama, is one of Mamet's most controversial plays. John, a college professor being considered for tenure, agrees to meet Carol, his female student, in his office to discuss her frustrations with the course he is teaching; a meeting which finds both teacher and student embroiled in a war of words with explosive results. (more...)

R.Evolucion to Host 8th Annual Children's Performing Arts CampR.Evolucion to Host 8th Annual Children's Performing Arts Camp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Broadway and NYC performing artists once again will donate their time and talents as teaching artists at the 8th Annual Dare to Go Beyond (D2GB) Children's Performing Arts Camp, hosted by R.Evolucion Latina (RL). (more...)

Breaking News: NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Casts Its Cowardly Lion!Breaking News: NBC's THE WIZ LIVE Casts Its Cowardly Lion!
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Tony Award nominee and multi-talented actor and singer David Alan Grier is joining NBC's highly anticipated holiday production of 'The Wiz Live!,' set for Thursday, Dec. 3. (more...)

A Portable Theatre's DUCK VARIATIONS Heads to Buckeye Lake Winery, 8/19A Portable Theatre's DUCK VARIATIONS Heads to Buckeye Lake Winery, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Starting Wednesday, August 19, there will be a new way to play at Buckeye Lake when the Buckeye Lake Winery adds a tantalizing new entrée to their menu - live professional theatre! (more...)

A Portable Theatre to Present PUB THEATRE, 8/20A Portable Theatre to Present PUB THEATRE, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

A Portable Theatre, Central Ohio's professional touring company, will serve up a 'Pub Theatre' performance of David Mamet's comedy The Duck Variations on Thursday, August 20, at 8:00 p.m., at Woodlands Tavern at 1200 West Third Avenue in Columbus. Doors to the special event room will open at 7:00pm for theatre goers who wish to purchase dinner and cocktails before the show; appetizers and drinks are also available during the performance. (more...)

London Classic Theatre's 15th Anniversary Season to Continue with ABSENT FRIENDS, Now ExtendedLondon Classic Theatre's 15th Anniversary Season to Continue with ABSENT FRIENDS, Now Extended
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Following a successful Spring/Summer tour, London Classic Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Cabot today announces a 14-week extension of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends, as part of the company's 15th Anniversary Season. In its most ambitious programme to date, the company will open a second leg of Absent Friends on 19 August 2015, followed by a 12-week UK & Ireland tour of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot from 9 September 2015.  (more...)

A Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 SeasonA Stephen Schwartz Celebration, Patti LuPone & More on Tap for Symphony Space's 2015-16 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 28, 2015

Symphony Space will usher in a new series of works for its 2015-16 season, thanks to new artistic director Andrew Byrne. (more...)

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