“Searing…heart-piercing…haunting and original…[Mamet’s] most emotionally accessible drama to date,”—The New York Times
“Elegant and beautiful…David Mamet’s autobiographical play is full of laughter and lament.”—The New Yorker
“[Mamet’s] most personal, haunted and haunting play.”—Newsday
“Riveting… luminous…beautifully rendered…a significant development in Mamet’s career.”—San Francisco Examiner
About the Author
David Mamet was born in Chicago in 1947. He studied at Goddard College in Vermont and at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York. He has taught at Goddard College, the Yale Drama School, and New York University, and lectures at the Atlantic Theater Company, of which he is a founding member. He is the author of the plays The Cryptogram,Oleanna, Speed-the-Plow, Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo,
and Sexual Perversity in Chicago.
He has also written screenplays for such films as House of Games
and the Oscar-nominated The Verdict
, His plays have won the Pulitzer Prize and the Obie Award.