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A play by David Mamet offering a satirical dissection of the American movie business.
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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].
  
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.
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''Not to be confused with '''[[Speed the Plough]]''' by H.V. Morton (1798).''
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== The original text ==
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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==
 
==Translations and adaptations==
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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
1990's Upstairs at the [[Market Theatre]] under the title ''[[Speed the Plow]]''. Directed by ** with [[Dawid Minnaar]], **
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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 ==
 
== Sources ==
  
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed-the-Plow
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Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed-the-Plow].
  
Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
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[[ESAT Bibliography Tra-Tz|Tucker]], 1997. 486.
  
 
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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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