RACE is the riveting new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner David Mamet (Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, American Buffalo, November), in which three attorneys, two black and one white, are offered a chance to defend a white man charged with a crime against a black woman.
Directed by the playwright, RACE stars Emmy Award winner James Spader (Boston Legal, Sex, Lies, and Videotape), Tony nominee and television star David Alan Grier (A Soldier's Story, In Living Color, Chocolate News), Kerry Washington (Ray, Lakeview Terrace) and Richard Thomas (The Waltons, Democracy, Twelve Angry Men).
RACE began performances on Monday, November 16, 2009 and officially opened on Sunday, December 6, 2009. RACE features set design by Santo Loquasto, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt and costume design by Tom Broecker.
RACE is produced by: Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, JAM Theatricals, JK Productions, Peggy Hill & Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Scott M. Delman, Terry Allen Kramer/James L. Nederlander, Swinsky Deitch, Bat-Barry Productions, Ronald Frankel, James Fuld Jr., Kathleen K. Johnson, Terry Schnuck, The Weinstein Company, Marc Frankel and Jay & Cindy Gutterman/Stewart Mercer.