David Mamet's RACE Recoups on Broadway
The producers of RACE have announced that David Mamet's new play has recouped its investment, making it the first new play to recoup on Broadway this season. The play is on sale for its limited run through June 13th at the Barrymore Theatre.
RACE is the new play by America's foremost playwright, Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner David Mamet (Glengarry GLen Ross, Speed-the-Plows, American Buffalo, November), in which three attorneys, two black and one white, are offered a chance to defend a white man charged with a crime against a black woman.
Directed by the playwright, it stars Emmy Award winner James Spader ("Boston legal," Sex, Lies, and Videotape), Tony nominee and television star David Alan Grier ("A Soldier's Story," "In Living Color," "Chocolate News"), Kerry Washington (Ray, Lakeview Terrace) and Richard Thomas ("The Waltons," Democray, Twelve Angry Men).
RACE began performances on Monday, November 16, 2009 and officially opened on Sunday, December 6, 2009.
RACE features sets by Santo Loquasto, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and costumes by Tom Broecker.
Tickets can be purchased by visiting telecharge.com or calling 212-239-6200 in the New York area, and 800-432-7250 outside the New York metro area.
RACE is produced by: Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, JAM Theatricals, JK Productions, Peggy Hill & Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Scott M. Delman, Terry Allen Kramer/James L. Nederlander, Swinsky Deitch, Bat-Barry Productions, Ronald Frankel, James Fuld Jr., Kathleen K. Johnson, Terry Schnuck, The Weinstein Company, Jay & Cindy Gutterman/Stewart Mercer and Marc Frankel.
For more information, visit www.raceonbroadway.com.