RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

David Mamet

A collection of news and information related to David Mamet published by this site and its partners.

Top David Mamet Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • Hit and hit back

    Hit and hit back
    Mark Kriegel, a columnist for FoxSports.com, is one of the best sports biographers. His previous books chronicling the lives of Joe Namath (2005) and Pete Maravich (2008) were definitive. Both men were legends in their respective sports, football and...
  • Theater review: 'Race' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

    Theater review: 'Race' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Toward the end of David Mamet's play "Race," onstage in an Orlando Shakespeare Theater production, a character's college thesis becomes part of the plot. Stripped of its over-intellectual academic language the fictional thesis is about race, power and the...
  • Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'

    Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'
    When “The Sessions” co-star William H. Macy came to Chicago in the early 1970s, he briefly worked as a waiter at former Lincoln Park bar Le Pub. He made more money, he says, as a carpenter. “[I would] build shelves and things like...
  • 'Spider-Man' co-writer to pen tell-all book on Broadway musical

    'Spider-Man' co-writer to pen tell-all book on Broadway musical
    A co-writer for the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has reportedly accepted a book deal to tell his side of the story of the troubled mega-production. Glen Berger, who wrote the book for the musical along with Julie Taymor, has inked a...
  • Nathan Lane returning to Broadway in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Nance'

    Nathan Lane returning to Broadway in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Nance'
    One of Broadway's more consistent box-office draws, Nathan Lane will return this season in a new play by Douglas Carter Beane. The two-time Tony Award-winning actor will lend his magical ticket-selling powers to "The Nance," which is scheduled to open...
  • The problem with David Mamet

    The problem with David Mamet
    Critic's Notebook: The dramatist who used to regularly scorch the stage with complex stories has let his anti-P.C. rage blunt his work. What in the world has happened to David Mamet? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross," a modern...
  • TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Al Pacino gets his freak on in HBO Film's biopic about legendary record producer Phil Spector, who definitely had a case of the crazies. Written and directed by Chicago native David Mamet, "Phil Spector" (8 p.m. CT March 24, HBO; 3.5 stars) fictionalizes...
  • John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre

    John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre
    John Cunningham is Joe, Douglas Sills is John and Jordan Lage is Sam in William Mastrosimone's new play, "Ride the Tiger" slated for New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. And if you want to assume they're Joe Kennedy, JFK and mobster Sam Giancano, well, there...
  • Mark Taper season includes plays by Bruce Norris, Sebastian Barry

    Mark Taper season includes plays by Bruce Norris, Sebastian Barry
    The 2013 season at the Mark Taper Forum will feature plays by Bruce Norris and Sebastian Barry, as well as revivals of classics by August Wilson and Joe Orton. Actor Brian Dennehy will be featured in Barry's "The Steward of Christendom."  In all, the...
  • Christopher Durang, Will Eno, Adam Rapp win PEN drama awards

    Christopher Durang, Will Eno, Adam Rapp win PEN drama awards
    One of the highest honors in the field of letters, the PEN Literary Awards, were announced Wednesday, and among the honorees are three playwrights. Christopher Durang is receiving the Master American Dramatist award, while Will Eno and Adam Rapp are being...
  • Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts

    Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts
    Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game. The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
  • Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen

    Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen
    A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces. The veteran actor, who died...