Jeremy Shamos Broadway: Clybourne Park (Tony nom.), Elling, Reckless, The Rivals. Off-Broadway: Clybourne Park (Drama League and Lortel Award noms.); Animals Out of Paper (Second Stage, Drama Desk nom.); Engaged (Theatre for a New Audience, Obie Award); We Live Here and Corpus Christi (MTC); The New York Idea (Atlantic); 100 Saints You Should Know and Miss Witherspoon (Playwrights); Gutenberg! The Musical (Actors' Playhouse/59E59); Observe the Sons of Ulster... (Lincoln Center); Shakespeare (Abridged) (Century Center); Race and The Alchemist (CSC); Stranger (Vineyard); Hamlet, Cymbeline and Paris Commune (Public). Film: Taking Woodstock, Dedication, The Rebound, Trust the Man. TV: "The Michael Showalter Showalter" (pilot); "Fringe," "L&O: CI," "Damages," "Stella" and "Hack."
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, September 12th, with previews beginning on Tuesday, October 16th and an official opening date set for Sunday, November 11th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Tony Award-winning director, Daniel Sullivan (The Columnist, The Merchant of Venice, Time Stands Still, Proof) will direct.
This production marks the 30th year anniversary of the play, which Mamet wrote in 1982. It premiered in the 1983-1984 season at the Royal National Theatre in London. That same year, it made its American debut at Chicago's Goodman Theatre before moving to Broadway's Golden Theatre where it ran for a total of 378 performances.
The stakes are high at a fly by night Chicago real estate office: 1st prize- a new Cadillac, 2nd prize- a set of steak knives, 3rd prize- you're fired! GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS slices to the core of the American dream and exposes the depths people will go to stay on top of the game. Mamet himself worked in a real estate office in Chicago in 1969 setting up appointments for salesmen, and the play is influenced by the cutthroat politics he encountered.
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS will have set design by Tony Award winner Eugene Lee (A Streetcar Named Desire, The Homecoming, Wicked), costume design by Tony Award winner Jess Goldstein (Newsies, The Rivals, The Merchant of Venice) and lighting design by James F. Ingalls (The People in the Picture, The Elephant Man, 'night Mother).
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS will be produced by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and JAM Theatricals who produced the 2005 Tony Award winning revival and subsequently worked with Mamet, producing November, Speed-The-Plow, A Life in The Theatre and Race. Richards and Frankel will be producing the new David Mamet play, The Anarchist this fall on Broadway.