Glengarry Glen Ross: A Play
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Glengarry Glen Ross: A Play – Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize, David Mamet’s scalding comedy is about small-time, cutthroat real estate salesmen trying to grind out a living by pushing plots of land on reluctant buyers in a never-ending scramble for their fair share of the American dream. Here is Mamet at his very best, writing with brutal power about the tough life of tough characters who...Read Full Story
Al Pacino Flaps His Way Through a Mamet Masterpiece for the Second Time
L to R: John C. McGinley puts Richard Schiff in his place. Photo by: Scott Landis.
Congrats to those sharks of Chicago real estate! It’s been 30 years since Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning speed-talky skewering of the American Dream premiered in London, and it’s as sharp and steely as ever. But though Daniel Sullivan’s production is straightforward, the edges are worn down and the frenetic energy is slowing seeping...Read Full Story
Al Pacino and Bobby Cannavale star in David Mamet’s blistering comedy
BY MICHAEL SOMMERS
Sure, Al Pacino is the mega-name who is luring Broadway customers to “Glengarry Glen Ross” but it is likely that many of them will be talking more excitedly afterwards about Bobby Cannavale’s smoking-hot performance in the revival that arrived on Saturday after an extended preview period.
David Mamet’s wonderfully profane look at 1983 real estate agents fighting like...Read Full Story
Posted on November 4, 2012
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David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play Glengarry Glen Ross is back on Broadway with Al Pacino as Shelly Levene.
When my husband and I heard that David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play Glengarry Glen Ross was coming back to Broadway, we rushed to get tickets. The best part of the play was seeing Al Pacino playing the role of Shelly Levene, played by Jack Lemmon in the 1992 film. He is just as brilliant in this role...Read Full Story
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