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Artword Alternative, 75
IAAN Entertainment and
DINNER and a SHOW
Bobby Gould has just hit the
big time! He has become Head of Production at one of
Hollywood's most successful production companies. Now
everyone wants a piece of him. His old friend and colleague,
Charlie Fox, offers him the opportunity to start his new job
off with a bang. One of Hollywood's hottest stars wants to
direct what will undoubtably be the summer's biggest
blockbuster. If Bobby agrees to make Charlie a co-producer,
they both stand to make a lot of money, both for the company
Quotes from the Internet on Speed-the-Plow:
"Mamet is renowned for reinvigorating the onstage poetry of ordinary talk and for ruthlessly dissecting the con game at the heart of so many lives. In this biting black comedy, he turns his razor-sharp wit on the film industry: can integrity, morality, or reality itself survive in that atmosphere of illusion, backstabbing, manipulation, sex, and money? "
"Considered one of David Mamet's best plays, "Speed-The-Plow" is a twisted and tangled web of friendship, loyalty, idealism, sex and ambition in the business of Hollywood show business. "