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When the curtain falls on this short and unsparing study of sharks in the shallows of the movie industry, its as if you had stepped off a world-class roller coaster. The ride was over before you knew it, but youre too dizzy and exhilarated to think you didnt get your moneys worth.
Ben Brantley, New York Times
Speed-the-Plow is David Mamet’s scathing portrait of the film industry and the people who are willing to sell their souls for sex, fame and fortune.
Sex and money battle for blood in the 20th anniversary revival of Speed-the-Plow, David Mamet's classic skewering of Hollywood power brokers. Jeremy Piven ("Entourage") and Raul Esparza (Company) play two film producers hungry to impress the Studio Head with the next big blockbuster.
Cut to a sexy new secretary (Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men"), armed with a plan to tear them apart.
Previews from : 3rd October 2008
Opened : 23rd October 2008
Limited engagement until : 22nd February 2009
Audience: Speed The Plow may be inappropriate for 12 and under. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
Run time: 90 minutes with no intermission
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Opening night: 3 October 2008
Closing night: 22 February 2009
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