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Lindsay Lohan Determined To Restore Reputation With West End Debut

11th July 2014

Lindsay Lohan is determined to prove she is a changed woman by vowing not to miss a single rehearsal or show as she prepares to make her West End debut in a new production of...

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Lohan Is "Nervous But Excited" About West End David Mamet Debut

By Elinor Cosgrave | 27th June 2014

Lindsay Lohan is set to make her West End and stage debut in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow. The production could not be more appropriate for the 27-year-old actress as it satirises Hollywood and the pressures and...

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Lindsay Lohan To Make West End Debut In September

26th June 2014

Lindsay Lohan is to make her West End debut in September.The Ambassador Theatre Group has confirmed the 'Mean Girls' actress, who recently documented her battle to get her career and life back on track on...

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Mamet's Classic Play Lives On It 'About Last Night' Remake [Trailer]

By Michael West | 14th February 2014

Of course, it's the same every year. On the weekend of February 14, you'll stroll into the cinema and - oh look! - alongside the regular blockbusters are a bunch of romantic-comedies that have had...

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David Mamet Developing Tv Series Based On Seven Deadly Sins

22nd December 2013

Playwright and screenwriter David Mamet is drawing inspiration from the Bible for a new Tv mini-series about the seven deadly sins.The Untouchables scribe will executive produce the show for America's Fox network, and will serve...

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Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

4th July 2013

Dame Helen Mirren cut short a family holiday in Italy to work with David Mamet and Al Pacino on Tv movie Phil Spector last year (12) after Bette Midler dropped out of the project.The Queen...

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Jeremy Piven Branded 'Highly Unprofessional'

25th May 2013

Jeremy Piven has been branded ''highly unprofessional'' by his former co-star Elizabeth Moss.The 'Mr. Selfridge' star quit their Broadway production 'Speed-the-Plow' in 2008 because he had mercury poisoning, and the 30-year-old actress claims the entire...

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Zosia Mamet Working To Clean Up Her Bad Language

18th February 2013

Acclaimed playwright David Mamet fears his actress daughter Zosia will never find a man because she has a filthy mouth.The Girls star, 25, portrays innocent Shoshanna Shapiro on the hit U.S. Tv series and she...

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Helen Mirren Receives Walk Of Fame Star

4th January 2013

Dame Helen Mirren joked her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was ''good for the monarchy'' at a ceremony on Thursday (03.01.13).The 67-year-old actress - who won an Academy award for her portrayal of...

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Al Pacino Wins Lacklustre Reviews For Broadway Turn

10th December 2012

Al Pacino has failed to impress critics with his latest turn on Broadway, winning lacklustre reviews for his part in David Mamet's play Glengarry Glen Ross.The Godfather star was nominated for an Oscar for his...

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David Mamet's "The Alchemist" Is Cancelled On Broadway

By Lorna Greville  | 5th December 2012

There are few people that head to Broadway with the hopes of having their minds expanded with an hour long philosophical dialogue, but it seems that's what David Mamet wanted to give to Broadway's audiences....

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Misery For David Mamet As The Anarchist Is Cut Short

By Hayley Avron | 5th December 2012

It’s a bad time for the playwright David Mamet right now. His new play, The Anarchist, starring Debra Winger and Patti LuPone will close on December 16, 2012, it has been announced. The play opened...

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Critic Pans David Mamet's The Anarchist: "Theatregoers Will Walk Out"

By Michael West | 3rd December 2012

David Mamet's new play The Anarchist opened at the Golden Theatre in New York City on Sunday (December 2, 2012), though the majority of critics panned the show that tells the story of two actresses...

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Al Pacino Returning To Glengarry Glen Ross On Broadway

13th June 2012

Al Pacino is returning to Broadway in a revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross.The movie great won an Oscar nomination for his role as salesman Ricky Roma in the 1992 movie...

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Will Hbo Film Whitewash Phil Spector?

16th June 2011

Recent comments by writer-director David Mamet that he believes onetime record producer Phil Spector is not guilty of the murder of actress Lana Clarkson have infuriated Clarkson's friends. Interviewed by the London Financial Times about...

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Lana Clarkson's Pals Fear David Mamet's Spector Movie

16th June 2011

Friends of tragic actress Lana Clarkson fear playwright David Mamet will portray Phil Spector with "sympathy" in an upcoming movie after he reportedly insisted the legendary music producer is innocent of her murder.Mamet sensationally told...

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Kim Cattrall Signs On For The Treehouse

15th February 2011

Kim Cattrall has signed up to star in 'The Treehouse'.The 'Sex and the City' actress will be joined in the movie - which was originally titled 'The Master of Farnow' - by 'Appaloose' star Jeremy...

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Al Pacino To Play Phil Specter?

11th October 2010

In one of the oddest casting decisions of this or any other year, HBO is planning to star Al Pacino in a biographical movie about record producer Phil Specter, who is currently serving a 19-years-to-life...

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Izzard Defends Panned Broadway Debut

7th July 2010

EDDIE IZZARD has hit back at critics of his shaky start in DAVID MAMET's Broadway play RACE - challenging unimpressed theatregoers to try performing on the New York stage before passing judgement.The British comic took...

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Piven Still Upset About Illness Talk

28th June 2010

ENTOURAGE star JEREMY PIVEN is still upset by suggestions he faked the illness that cost him a role in DAVID MAMET's play SPEED-THE-PLOW in 2008, insisting he regrets not speaking out at the time.The actor...

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Knight Joining Stewart On Broadway

11th June 2010

Former GREY'S ANATOMY star T.R. KNIGHT is returning to Broadway - he will join SIR PATRICK STEWART in a revival of DAVID MAMET play A LIFE IN THE THEATER.Knight was set to hit the New...

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Stewart Takes On Mamet On Broadway

31st March 2010

British actor SIR PATRICK STEWART is returning to Broadway - he's to star in award-winning playwright DAVID MAMET's next New York stage production this autumn (10).The X-Men star will begin rehearsing for his role in...

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Pullman And Stiles Struggle To Win Over Broadway

12th October 2009

BILL PULLMAN and JULIA STILES have earned mixed reviews from Broadway theatre critics with their revival of DAVID MAMET's play OLEANNA.The show, about the power struggle between a university professor and his female student, opened...

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Fascinating Fact 7832

12th August 2009

Award-winning playwright DAVID MAMET is adapting THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK for a new Disney film. The book details young Holocaust victim Anne Frank's daily struggle to remain hidden from the Nazis during World War...

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Fascinating Fact 7352

13th May 2009

JAMES SPADER is to make his Broadway bow in celebrated writer DAVID MAMET's new play RACE. The Sex, Lies & Videotape and Boston Legal star will lead the play when the show makes its world...

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Fascinating Fact 6923

25th February 2009

Playwright DAVID MAMET's daughter ZOSIA has been cast to co-star in the upcoming American TV adaptation of cult British comedy ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS....

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Piven To Appear At Union Grievance Hearing

25th February 2009

Actor JEREMY PIVEN will face a union grievance committee on Thursday (26Feb09) to defend himself against theatre bosses' complaints over his sudden departure from DAVID MAMET play SPEED-THE-PLOW. Piven's Broadway debut was cut short after the...

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The Things They Say 11011

2nd February 2009

"I babysat JEREMY in Chicago. His dad was a mentor to me. And he used to hire me as a carpenter, though I realised that it was just a way for him to give me...

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Macy's Turn In Mamet Play Pays Off

30th January 2009

WILLIAM H. MACY's decision to take over JEREMY PIVEN's role in DAVID MAMET's SPEED-THE-PLOW has paid off for the producers of the Broadway play - the production has recouped its investment. Piven was forced to quit...

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The Things They Say 10062

31st October 2008

"She did SPEED THE PLOW 20 years ago. I saw her the other night and she was hitting me with all of these lines." Actor JEREMY PIVEN was stunned by the memory of pop superstar...

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