Posts Tagged ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

ToDo ToDay: Glengarry! Palm Parties! Chinese New Year!

After a somewhat unexciting fall lineup, biting drama makes a welcome return to Round House. For its production of Glengarry Glen Ross, the company has employed an all-star cast of D.C. actors to depict the down-on-their-luck real estate salesmen at the center of David Mamet's play. It's set at the height of the '80s housing boom [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Grand Parade! Jewish Nibbles!

Members of Massachusetts-based Double Edged Theater usually premiere their new pieces on the small farm where they live, but they’ll debut their latest movement-based work at Arena Stage. This new work tells the story of the 20th century and draws visual inspiration from the work of Russian modernist painter Marc Chagall. In The Grand Parade, Double [...]

The Twitter Spat Mamet Wrought: Should Theatergoers Boycott the Gun-Lovin’ Playwright?

If you've sat within five feet of a liberal-skewing Facebook news feed this week, you've probably heard about playwright David Mamet's humdinger of a Newsweek cover story, delectably headlined "Hands Off Our Guns," that made an odd and miscalculated argument against President Obama's gun control plan. In it, the brilliant author of Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, [...]

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