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''Speed-the-Plow]]'' is a play by American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author David Mamet (born 1947) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Mamet].
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''[[Speed-the-Plow]]'' is a play by American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author David Mamet (born 1947) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Mamet].
  
 
''Not to be confused with '''[[Speed the Plough]]''' by H.V. Morton (1798).''  
 
''Not to be confused with '''[[Speed the Plough]]''' by H.V. Morton (1798).''  

Latest revision as of 16:50, 16 June 2018

Speed-the-Plow is a play by American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author David Mamet (born 1947) [1].

Not to be confused with Speed the Plough by H.V. Morton (1798).


The original text

A satirical dissection of the American movie business, the play premiéred on Broadway at the Royale Theatre in a production by the Lincoln Center Theater, opening on May 3, 1988 and closing on Dec 31, 1988 after 279 performances.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1990: Presented in January at Upstairs at the Market Theatre under the title Speed the Plow. Directed by Malcolm Purkey with Andrew Buckland, Dawid Minnaar and Megan Kruskal.

Sources

Wikipedia [2].

Tucker, 1997. 486.

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