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Speed-the-plow a play by David Mamet

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby David Mamet.
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13622342M

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Speed-the-Plow is a play written by David Mamet. It is comprised of three lengthy scenes involving the corporate dreams and strategies of Hollywood executives. The original Broadway production of Speed-the-Plow opened on May 3rd, It starred Joe Mantegna as Bobby Gould, Ron Silver as Charlie Fox, and (making her Broadway debut) pop-icon Madonna as : Wade Bradford. Speed-the-plow David Mamet Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () David Mamet, Novem - David Mamet was born on Novem in Flossmoor, Illinois. He attended Goddard College in Vermont and the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater in New York. He began his career as an actor and a 3/5(2). "Speed-the-Plow" is a fast-moving comedy/drama about Hollywood values (or lack thereof) done in David Mamet's characteristic machine-gun verbal style. As usual, Mamet's dialog is superb--funny and smart--although at times he almost crosses the line into self-parody. Speed-the-Plow: A Play - Kindle edition by Mamet, David. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Speed-the-Plow: A Play/5(17).

Complete summary of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Speed-the-Plow. A pair of motion picture producers decide whether to make a sure-fire. Speed the Plow By David Mamet INT. GOULD’S OFFICE. MORNING. Boxes and painting materials all around. AT RISE: BOB GOULD is sitting, reading. Novels, magazines and scripts are all thrown about the table. CHARLIE FOX enters. Gould, a recently promoted Hollywood executive. Charlie Fox is File Size: KB. Speed-The-Plow A Play uv David Mamet SAMUEL FRENCH. THE CH/MCI'ERS Botrby Gould-Charlie Fox-Two lrlcn around fortv Karcn-A womrn in her twcnties THE SCENE ONE -Gould's omce, morlitrg lHe ofers the book to FOX.) Hcrc: tlke a pagc. l0 SPEEDTHEPLOW Fox. I hava to talk 1o you. C,ouLD. Chucla Chuch Chuck, Crarler. you grr too. Speed-the-Plow's Broadway run is the most recent triumph of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's astonishingly productive career. "By turns hilarious and culmination of this playwright's work to ng theater."-Frank Rich, New York Times; "A brilliant black comedy, a dazzling dissection of Hollywood cupidity and another tone poem by our foremost master of the language 3/5(3).

  The Paperback of the Speed-The-Plow by David Mamet at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Scene 1 of Speed-the-Plow opens with Bobby Gould in his new but as yet undecorated office, debunking the prose of a heavy-sounding book about radiation. His old friend and right-hand man Charlie. Speed the Plough is a five-act comedy by Thomas Morton, first performed in at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden to great acclaim. It is mostly remembered today for the sake of the unseen character, Mrs Grundy. The play may have been inspired by August Kotzebue's Graf von Burgund ("Count of Burgundy"), which had recently failed at the same theatre.. Kotzebue's more serious play also.   Andrew Upton directs Rose Byrne and Damon Herriman ('Justified') in this Sydney Theatre Company revival of David Mamet's satirical Hollywood takedown, 'Speed-the-Plow.'Author: Harry Windsor.