Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles!
Passion. Deception. Religion. Revolution. These thrilling topics and more are brought to light in the world premiere of this provocative two-hander by David Mamet. Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone, will go head-to-head with three-time Oscar nominee Debra Winger, as two powerful women forced to engage in a cage match of wits. Mamet, who brought a fierce sense of pace and entertainment to the direction of his own Race, will be at the helm of this theatrical event.
Patti LuPone (Cathy) was nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for her performance in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. New York stage: Gypsy (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League Awards); Sweeney Todd (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations); Can-Can; Noises Off; Master Class; Pal Joey; Anything Goes (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award); The Cradle Will Rock; Accidental Death of an Anarchist; Oliver!; Evita (Tony and Drama Desk Awards); The Water Engine, Edmond, The Woods, The Old Neighborhood, all by David Mamet; The Robber Bridegroom (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). London stage: Les Misérables (world premiere), The Cradle Will Rock (Olivier Award for both performances), Sunset Boulevard (world premiere, Olivier nomination), Master Class. Opera: Regina (Kennedy Center), Jake Heggie's To Hell and Back (world premiere, Baroque Philharmonia Orchestra of San Francisco), Mahagonny (L.A. Opera debut). TV: "Life Goes On," "Oz," "Frasier" (Emmy nomination), "Will & Grace," "Ugly Betty," "Passion" (Live From Lincoln Center), "Sweeney Todd" and "Candide" with the NY Philharmonic and "Mahagonny" (Great Performances) on PBS. Film: Witness, Driving Miss Daisy, The 24 Hour Woman, State and Main, Heist, Summer of Sam, City By the Sea. Recordings: many cast albums and her solo CDs Patti LuPone Live, Matters of the Heart and The Lady With the Torch, Patti LuPone at Les Mouches. Founding member: Juilliard School Drama Division ('68-'72) and John Houseman's The Acting Company ('72-'76). Author: Patti LuPone: A Memoir.
Debra Winger (Ann) arrived on the film scene in Urban Cowboy, and has long been acknowledged as one of the screen’s finest actresses. Her performances in An Officer and A Gentleman, Terms of Endearment and Shadowlands brought her Best Actress Academy Award nominations. She appeared in a remarkable variety of films in her early career with acclaimed performances in Cannery Row, Mike’s Murder, Leap of Faith, Forget Paris and receiving a Golden Globe nomination for A Dangerous Woman. She worked with some of the great directors of the age, such as Bernardo Bertolucci in The Sheltering Sky and Costa Gavras in Betrayed.