Well I don't normally spend a lot on West End, but this is very special. While I appreciate Mamet is a divisive figure these days, when he's on form he is one of the very best, and of course seeing Malkovich onstage too! So I bought a ticket in the 4th row, £10 off is a good deal for a stalls ticket.
As I said on Twitter, David Mamet is great writer, for men. He struggles with women (we are very complex after all) and his strongest plays look at the relationships between men (Glengarry Glen Ross, American Buffalo) perhaps Mamet will prove me wrong but I suspect Malkovich's character will be unashamedly sleazy, Doon Mackihan's character will be a hard woman who doesn't believe the other women because Fein is her boss and Ioanna Kimbook will play the young victim.
I hope Mamet does something interesting with this but as Ahmed says in the age of great documentary makers do we need to hear a fictionalised account, from a man, about the brutality of other men?
Post by theatremonkey.com on Jan 29, 2019 10:48:28 GMT
Just booked - tickets are on sale via nimaxtheatres.com right now.
£97.50 premium, then £67.50, £57.50, £47.50, £37.50, £25. £10 off all prices 7th to 20th June.
Will say that they have been very decent about the centre block pillar seats in the stalls. For those who don't mind sitting that far back, P7 or 18 for £25 can't go that far wrong, if you prefer it to the upper circle, I'd say.
What is a pirate sheep's favourite dessert? Rum Baa Baa.
This looks very good but the thing that *really* sells it to me is the fact that Doon Mackichan is in it. Her Cathy in Two Doors Down is a work of comedic genius.
Missed that! Doon is wonderful in Smack The Pony, as excited to see her as Malkovich!
Watch Series 4 so far on iPlayer. I love it! The first episode where Cathy and her husband Colin relive their first wedding dance in their neighbour's living room was absolutely hilarious. She makes Beverly from Abigail's Party look like a Samaritan!