David Mamet News

Date of Birth: November 30, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
Blank Canvas Theatre presents  GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS  by David MametBlank Canvas Theatre presents GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

David Mamet 's Glengarry Glen Ross is an American classic that remains as relevant today as when it won the Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award in 1984. This darkly comic satire of the American Dream, about four ­mendacious, foul-mouthed property salesmen and their testosterone-fuelled culture of high-pressure and low ethics, is more relevant than ever in today's post-crisis era. (more...)

Production Sound Mixer John Pritchett Honored with CAS Career Achievement AwardProduction Sound Mixer John Pritchett Honored with CAS Career Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano, CAS, announced that the organization will honor multiple CAS and Oscar nominated Sound Mixer John Pritchett, CAS with the Cinema Audio Society's highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award, to be presented at the 53rd CAS Awards on Saturday, February 18, 2017, Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza - Bunker Hill Ballroom, Los Angeles, California. (more...)

JOHN and More Slated for Stray Cat Theatre's 15th Anniversary SeasonJOHN and More Slated for Stray Cat Theatre's 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Stray Cat Theatre unleashes its 2016-2017 Season! (more...)

GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Out TodayGHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Out Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Score) to accompany Sony Pictures' highly anticipated feature film Ghostbusters, in theaters today, July 15. Featuring a score by multi-award winning composer Theodore Shapiro, the album is available now digitally and on CD today, July 15. (more...)

GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Available Now Digitally and On CD July 15GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Available Now Digitally and On CD July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Returns to Emerald City Theatre this Holiday SeasonA CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Returns to Emerald City Theatre this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are pleased to announce A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS by Charles M. Schulz returns to the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) November 11, 2016 through January 8, 2017, after playing to sold-out houses during the 2015 holiday season. Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson and adapted for the stage by Eric Schaefferby special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson,  this newly-staged production of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS will be directed by Ann Filmer. (more...)

New Theatre to Present HOUSE OF GAMES, 9 Aug-10 SeptNew Theatre to Present HOUSE OF GAMES, 9 Aug-10 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Psychoanalyst Margaret Ford, the author of a best-seller on compulsive behaviour, compromises her professional reputation when she offers to help one of her patients settle his gambling debts. (more...)

BWW Review: Theatre9/12's SPEED THE PLOW Needs a Touch More FocusBWW Review: Theatre9/12's SPEED THE PLOW Needs a Touch More Focus
by Jay Irwin - Jul 11, 2016

There's nothing like a well done David Mamet play with its verbal sparring, clever dialog and constant exchange of power. But in order to be great the performances need to be so laser focused and on point you could cut glass with them. And while the current production from Theatre9/12 of "Speed the Plow" is on its way to that level, they still need a bit more settling into the roles in order to be fully committed. (more...)

Get a Sneak Peek at Open Fist Theatre's THE GARY PLAYS - PART 3 This SummerGet a Sneak Peek at Open Fist Theatre's THE GARY PLAYS - PART 3 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents an 'Early Look' at the third installment of Murray Mednick's eight-play 'Gary Plays' cycle, directed by Padua Playwrights Artistic Director Guy Zimmerman and playwright Murray Mednick. (more...)

Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams to Flip Coins at the Almeida's MARY STUARTJuliet Stevenson and Lia Williams to Flip Coins at the Almeida's MARY STUART
by Jessica Khan - Jul 7, 2016

Juliet Stevenson, who is also set to appear in HAMLET as 'Gertrude' this season, will return to the Almeida Theatre stage in Robert Icke's adaptation of MARY STUART, opposite Lia Williams, beginning December 2nd. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Comes to EPAC This FallGLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Comes to EPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Four real estate agents in dogged pursuit of success are driven to criminal measures as they struggle to emerge from under a bleak market and unscrupulous management. (more...)

THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!THE OFFICE's Jenna Fischer and More to Star in Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the world premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. (more...)

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. to Present A STEADY RAINDirt Dogs Theatre Co. to Present A STEADY RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

?A Steady Rain, an acclaimed American drama critics have praised for its power, plot, and moral themes, will open July 22 at the Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston (MATCH) in the first production of Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.'s inaugural season. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 7/31Eddie Izzard Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts, 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

He's sold out Madison Square Garden and become the first stand-up comedian to play a solo show at the Hollywood Bowl - twice! Now audiences can see Eddie Izzard at the Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 8PM.  Tickets are currently on sale, starting at just $48 per seat.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/30/16- David Alan GrierSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/30/16- David Alan Grier
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2016

Happy Birthday David Alan Grier! Grier began his professional career on Broadway as Jackie Robinson in The First, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and won the Theatre World Award. He then joined the cast of Dreamgirls before going on to star opposite Denzel Washington in A Soldier's Play, for which both actors reprised their roles in the film adaptation titled A Soldier's Story. Recently was seen in David Mamet's Race on Broadway and received his second Tony Award nomination. He most recently starred on Broadway in Porgy and Bess. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 6/21/2016 - 6/28/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 6/21/2016 - 6/28/2016
by - Jun 28, 2016

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Al Pacino to Return to Broadway as Tennessee Williams in New Play?Al Pacino to Return to Broadway as Tennessee Williams in New Play?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

After starring in David Mamet's CHINA DOLL last season, Al Pacino might be making a quick return to Broadway. (more...)

BWW Interview: Paul Sand on Getting KURT WEILL On the Boards & Working Actors Off the StreetsBWW Interview: Paul Sand on Getting KURT WEILL On the Boards & Working Actors Off the Streets
by Gil Kaan - Jun 22, 2016

Tony Award-winning actor Paul Sand took time out of his Sunday afternoon off to talk with BWW. He is currently putting on his third-ish re-incarnation of KURT WEILL AT THE CUTTLEFISH HOTEL at the Miles Memorial Playhouse. Inspiration for CUTTLEFISH initially hit Paul as he was walking on the Santa Monica Pier. 'Wouldn't Kurt Weill's nasty songs about murder and revenge and broken hearts be terrific down here?' (more...)

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Sets Inaugural SeasonDirt Dogs Theatre Co. Sets Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. announced the lineup for its inaugural season, opening with the critically acclaimed A Steady Rain and including works by two of America's most esteemed playwrights. (more...)

Photo Flash: DISGRACED Celebrates Opening Night at the Taper with Ayad Akhtar and MorePhoto Flash: DISGRACED Celebrates Opening Night at the Taper with Ayad Akhtar and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Disgraced' opened last night, June 19, and continues through July 17, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

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