Visit www.whartoncenter.com/promo and enter the promo code WALNUT to redeem
Drama literally erupts as the battle for the spotlight--and the best dressing room--rages on between a veteran actor and an enthusiastic newcomer. Based on David Mamet's own experiences, this terrific comedy will delight not only those interested and involved in theatre, but everyone at different stages of their career. More details are below!
Walnut Street Theatre: David Mamet’s A Life in Theatre
Wednesday, February 11th & Thursday, February 12th, 7:30 PM
Pasant Theatre ~ Wharton Center
“This is the show to see! I was enthralled!” – The Wall Street Journal
“A comic masterpiece” – New York Daily News
“Laugh out loud funny!” – NY1 News
‘‘Mr. Mamet has written – in gentle ridicule; in jokes, broad and tiny; and in comedy, high and low – a love letter to the theatre. It is quite a feat, and he has pulled it off.’’ –The New Yorker
A funny, touching, behind-the-scenes peek at actors battling to share the spotlight, and a dressing room! Pulitzer Prize-winner David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatrefollows older, experienced Robert and newcomer John. From rehearsals to reprisals, from ego trips to acting tips, this comedy inspired by Mamet’s own experiences, explores the complexity of passing the torch from one generation to the next – and the change from love and mutual respect to impatience and resentment. A comedy for theatre lovers and beyond!
“[Mamet has] the most acute ear for dialogue of any American writer since J.D. Salinger.” – Village Voice
Special offer! $15 tickets (reg $40) Visit www.whartoncenter.com/promo and enter the code WALNUT to redeem
NOTE: Suited for ages 15 and up due to mature language.