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Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell in David Mamet’s ‘American Buffalo’: Theater Review

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss star in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's 1975 play about three small-time hustlers angling for a piece of the American Dream.

Why Alec Baldwin’s ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Scene Was Added to the Film

Arguably the most iconic (and quoted ad nauseam) moment in the film version of Glengarry Glen Ross is Alec Baldwin’s Blake character berating the real estate salesmen of Premiere Properties. However, that character did not have any lines in David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer-winning play. Mamet added Blake’s speech to his screenplay at the behest of […]

‘Untouchables’ Screenwriter David Mamet Shares Touching Sean Connery Story

The Oscar winner — who died Saturday at 90 — made a personal call to a Mamet relative who'd fallen on hard times.

John Malkovich, Patti LuPone and More Stars Set for Online ‘Broadway’s Best Shows’ Series

It was announced on Monday that Broadway's Best Shows, a new content and entertainment platform, is launching a weekly play reading series benefiting The Actors Fund. The first reading will feature such stars as John Malkovich, Patti LuPone, Dylan Baker Ethan Phillips and Michael Nichols performing David Mamet's 'November' on Thursday.

David Mamet Reveals Secret Behind His Trademark Dialogue

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter and director David Mamet shared the secret behind his trademark rapid-fire dialogue on the latest episode of the 'It Happened in Hollywood' podcast.

Darren Criss Sets Broadway Return in ‘American Buffalo’

Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Darren Criss joins previously announced co-stars Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell in David Mamet's 'American Buffalo,' beginning performances in March.

Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell to Star in ‘American Buffalo’ on Broadway

Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell will team up to play junk shop owner Donny and his poker buddy Teach, respectively, in a Broadway revival of David Mamet's canonical 1975 drama 'American Buffalo.'

‘Bitter Wheat’: Theater Review

John Malkovich plays a thinly veiled incarnation of Harvey Weinstein in 'Bitter Wheat,' David Mamet's farce about sexual-harrassment culture, mixing scabrous invective with dramatic schadenfreude.

David Mamet Pens Open Letter on Felicity Huffman and “Corrupt Joke” College Admissions

If Operation Varsity Blues had a tagline, it could be "ABC: Always Be Cheating," but playwright David Mamet, who coined that catchphrase (sort of), has a few more thoughts about the FBI sting that has ensnared the likes of Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin — among 40 other wealthy parents, corrupt college coaches and standardized testing officials.

John Malkovich to Star in New David Mamet Play ‘Bitter Wheat’

John Malkovich will return to the London stage for the first time in 30 years as the star of David Mamet's new play 'Bitter Wheat,' which was inspired by sexual misconduct allegations made against Harvey Weinstein.

Amy Morton to Direct All-Female ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ Revival on Broadway

The gender flip stands to bring a fresh perspective to one of the most ferocious works of David Mamet, a playwright frequently accused of misogyny.

David Mamet Says He’s Writing a Play About Harvey Weinstein

"Every society has to confront the ungovernable genie of sexuality and tries various ways to deal with it, and none of them work very well," Mamet told the Chicago Tribune.