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David Mamet News

Date of Birth: November 30, 1947 (68)
Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA
Gender: Male
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...)

BWW Interviews: Kevin McCollum, productor de BroadwayBWW Interviews: Kevin McCollum, productor de Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 16, 2016

Pocos dias despues de los Tony, hablamos con el productor de tres grandes titulos premiados con el codiciado galardon, que han cambiado el panorama de Broadway en los ultimos 20 ańos: RENT, AVENUE Q e IN THE HEIGHTS. (more...)

Orlando Jones Joins Starz's Highly Anticipated Series AMERICAN GODSOrlando Jones Joins Starz's Highly Anticipated Series AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) announced today that Orlando Jones (“Madiba,” “Sleepy Hollow”) will play Mr. Nancy in the upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel, AMERICAN GODS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barbara Tarbuck's STOPPING BY at the Edgemar Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Barbara Tarbuck's funny, touching 'Stopping By' will be presented at the Edgemar Center for the Arts this June. Actress Barbara Tarbuck's loving, touching and often hilarious solo show about a 74-year-old woman who sets out to take her husband's ashes to Burning Man, where she encounters the vast open space, violent dust storms, glowing night skies and uninhibited joy of thousands. (more...)

Theatre9/12 to Stage David Mamet's SPEED THE PLOWTheatre9/12 to Stage David Mamet's SPEED THE PLOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

The actors of Theatre9/12 present David Mamet's theatrical black comedy, SPEED THE PLOW. This scathing dissection of the Hollywood Industry exposes the sexual dynamics and political maneuvers within this male-dominated 'bizness.' The balance is upended when one of two Hollywood producing partners gets promoted to Head of Production. But the presence of an enigmatic temp worker is the surprising catalyst for Mamet's explosive confrontations. (more...)

Tender Mercies: American Roots Summer Festival Set for The Sheen Center, 7/15-23Tender Mercies: American Roots Summer Festival Set for The Sheen Center, 7/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

THE SHEEN CENTER FOR THOUGHT & CULTURE (www.SheenCenter.org) announced today that it will present a new summer festival TENDER MERCIES: Songs and Stories From Our American Roots featuring music, storytelling, workshops, and more, from July 15 - 23, 2016 at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street). (more...)

London Classic Theatre Brings Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY to Belgrade TheatreLondon Classic Theatre Brings Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY to Belgrade Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, London Classic Theatre return to the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, with their new production of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY from Tues 14 to Sat 18 June. It's directed by Michael Cabot, with design by Bek Palmer and lighting by Andy Grange. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More!Atlantic Theater Company's 2016-17 Season to Include New Mamet Play, Robert Lopez Musical, Rebecca Hall-Led ANIMAL & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company announced its 2016-17 season today, comprised of six production by award-winning composers and playwrights. (more...)

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Returning to the MAC for 2016-17 SeasonBuffalo Theatre Ensemble Returning to the MAC for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE) returns this fall to the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. located on the campus of College of DuPage for the 30th Anniversary of the company's founding. The professional Equity company will resume its place as the MAC's resident theater company. The MAC is also home to the professional orchestra, New Philharmonic. For BTE season updates and ticket information will be available at AtTheMAC.org in the coming weeks. 'It's been a long hard struggle since the Ensemble went on hiatus in May 2014,' says BTE Artistic Director Connie Canaday Howard. 'But thanks to the tireless efforts of my fellow Ensemble members, Associate Artistic Director Amelia Barrett and the students, patrons and friends who advocated so strongly for us, BTE is now poised to begin an exciting new chapter in its life.' (more...)

Robert Cohen to Bring SOMETHING ROTTEN to Brighton FringeRobert Cohen to Bring SOMETHING ROTTEN to Brighton Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Fresh from award-winning success with Glengarry Glen Ross and national press acclaim for Operation Black Antler, Robert Cohen is to continue his festival-season voyage into the heart of darkness with a one-man show about Hamlet's murderous uncle. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28Creative Team Announced for WAR PAINT Starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - Michael Korie, Scott Frankel and More; 6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Goodman Theatre announces Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally. (more...)

AMERICAN BUFFALO, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST and More Set for Keegan Theatre's 20th SeasonAMERICAN BUFFALO, WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST and More Set for Keegan Theatre's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Keegan Theatre announces its 2016-2017, 20th anniversary season. (more...)

Lesser America to Premiere HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane TheaterLesser America to Premiere HALF MOON BAY at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Lesser America (The Bachelors, Carnival Kids, Trevor) will present HALF MOON BAY by Dan Moyer. It is directed by Jess Chayes (AD of Peter and The Starcatcher) starring Keilly McQuail (You Got Older, Her Requiem) and Gabriel King (These Seven Sicknesses). Previews begin May 12 at Cherry Lane Theatre, where Lesser America is the inaugural Company in Residence. Opening set for Thursday, May 19. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD Is A Window Into The End Of A Era For The AffluentBWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD Is A Window Into The End Of A Era For The Affluent
by Jade Kops - May 1, 2016

Exposing the complacency of an aristocratic family in a changing world, David Mamet's adaptation of Anton Chekov's farcical tragedy, THE CHERRY ORCHARD unfolds at New Theatre. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This SummerPatti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Vanessa Williams & More to Perform in Martha's Vineyard This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing his acclaimed Broadway concert series to Martha's Vineyard this summer. Since launching the fledgling Broadway @ The Art House concert series with Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky in Provincetown in 2011, the Broadway @ series has become a veritable star-magnet and has exploded beyond picturesque P-Town to launch outposts everywhere from Los Angeles to London. (more...)

Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9Ed Asner to Lead Staged Reading of Walter Bagot's ELEVATOR MUSIC at Skylight Theatre, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ed Asner, winner of seven EMMY Awards with 20 nominations and five Golden Globes, will star in the staged reading of Walter Bagot's third play, Elevator Music, at the Skylight Theatre. An entertainment icon, Broadway performer, and Television Academy "Hall of Famer," Asner will be sharing the stage with theatre veteran Rob Nagle (recently Rogue Machine's Pocatello, Antaeus, Troubadour, Denver Center, and Arena Stage). (more...)

David Mamet's NOVEMBER Begins This Week at The Avenue TheaterDavid Mamet's NOVEMBER Begins This Week at The Avenue Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

The Avenue Theater presents David Mamet's hilarious political comedy 'November,' returning to the Avenue Theater for a five-week run, April 22 through May 21. Performances are Thursdays (May 12 and 19), Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays (beginning May 1) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $27.50 and available by calling 303-321-5925 or online at www.avenuetheater.com. The Avenue Theater is located at 417 E. 17th Ave, CO, 80203. (more...)

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