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THEATRE REVIEW: Spacey, Goldblum in ‘Speed the Plow’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – David Mamet’s 20-year-old play “Speed-the-Plow,” which uses the ruthless setting of a Hollywood studio to explore male chicanery and misogyny, looks fresh and scintillating in Matthew Warchus’ new Old Vic production starring Kevin Spacey and … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Jonathan Pryce in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – David Mamet’s already spare drama “Glengarry Glen Ross” has been pared to the bone in a scintillating revival that stars Jonathan Pryce (pictured left) , who shows that spending time on such light Hollywood fare as … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: David Mamet’s ‘Oleanna’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – David Mamet seems like he would be the kind of scholarly poker player who, when someone hauls in a big pot through intuition and luck, chides the player for staying in with that hand. Mamet … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Kenneth Branagh in David Mamet’s ‘Edmond’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – After a decade’s absence from the London stage, Kenneth Branagh could not have chosen a better showcase for his prodigious talents than David Mamet’s pugnacious little play “Edmond”. As the title character in Mamet’s allegory, … Continue reading

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