Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet

Contact Name:
Jason Maniccia
Filed in:
» »

Newly-promoted movie producer Bobby Gould receives a sure-fire project from his longtime partner, Charlie Fox. The movie has it all: action, buddies, a girl – and guaranteed fame and fortune for them both. But when Gould’s temporary secretary, Karen, asks him to abandon the buddy film for an “artsy” novel, the balance of power is upset and Fox’s pending fortune, Bobby Gould’s career, and the fate of the world are all put at stake.

This dark comedy from David Mamet is celebrating its 30th anniversary and is today as timely as ever. Mamet’s characters fight the battle between art and commerce, but who wins? It’s a story about the intense value and responsibility of storytelling itself, and the complications and compromises created by power struggles, loyalty, greed, and sexual politics; and it’s marked by the raw language, biting humor, and signature dialogue that have made Mamet one of America’s greatest playwrights.

Jason Maniccia as Gould
Danny Bruno as Fox
Briana Ratterman as Karen

Directed by Don Alder

11/30/2018 – 12/23/2018
Thurs-Sat at 7:30p
Sun at 2:00p
Tickets: $25

The Shoebox Theatre
2110 SE 10th Ave
Portland, OR  97214


Street Address

2110 SE 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97214


View Calendar