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November (New York City, NY - Entertainment)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th St., New York, NY
Type: An entertaining story of a presidential incumbent facing modern issues at election time
This play is produced by horse owner Jerry Frankel, and I have had the pleasure of being his producing partner on some productions. Call Vicki Forbes at 732-747-8060 for reservations.
Written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet, this production highlights the highs and lows of the process involved in campaigning for president. While the incumbent does his best to keep tabs on the current issues (gay marriage, Indian casinos, etc.), he is trying to maintain his position in the Oval Office. Nathan Lane stars as President Charles Smith, Laurie Metcalf as presidential aide Clarice Bernstein and Dylan Baker as presidential advisor Archer Brown. This is a farcical comedy with typical Mamet zippy dialogue which showcases the comedic talents of Nathan Lane. For those that want to laugh, an hour and a half is appealing.
-- Barry Weisbord
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