David Mamet

OLEANNA (Walnut Street): 2019, meet Mamet

You can see why Walnut Street Theatre included OLEANNA in its current season.

A LIFE IN THE THEATRE (Walnut): 60-second review

David Mamet’s amusing A LIFE IN THE THEATRE uses the simple interplay of two actors backstage at a repertory company, to talk about life outside the theater.

IRC’s presents some Durang classics

Featuring spoofs of American theater luminaries, IRC’s 2008 hit A STREETCAR NAMED DURANG returns this month for a brief seven-show run.

Gimmickry in Theater

While perusing the pop culture section of Bill Simmons’ Grantland site a couple weeks ago, I came across a piece by contributor Sean Fennessy detailing an interesting event that took place at the…

1812 Productions Weds Mamet in BOSTON MARRIAGE

I have a soft spot for the drawing room plays by Oscar Wilde, Somerset Maughan, and the like. With ready wit they provide amusing takedowns of bourgeois society, its conventions…