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A Life in the Theatre is a 1977 play by David Mamet.
About Last Night (styled as “About Last Night...”) is a 1986 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Edward Zwick, and starring Rob Lowe and Demi Moore as Chicago yuppies who enter a committed relationship for the first time.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, writer, producer, and comedian.
American Buffalo is a 1996 British-American drama film directed by Michael Corrente and starring Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, and Sean Nelson, the only members of the cast.
American Buffalo is a 1975 play by American playwright David Mamet which had its premiere in a showcase production at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago.
The American Theater Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1972.
Andrew Peter Napolitano (born June 6, 1950) is an American syndicated columnist whose work appears in numerous publications, such as Fox News, The Washington Times, and Reason.
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.
Atlantic Theater Company is an Off-Broadway non-profit theater, whose mission is to produce great plays "simply and truthfully utilizing an artistic ensemble." The company was founded in 1985 by David Mamet, William H. Macy, and 30 of their acting students from New York University, inspired by the historical examples of the Group Theatre and Stanislavski.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
BBC Radio 3 is a British radio station operated by the BBC.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Black Widow is a 1987 American film noir thriller film starring Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey and Nicol Williamson.
Robert Rafelson (born February 21, 1933) is an American film director, writer and producer.
Bobby Gould in Hell is a play by the American playwright David Mamet.
Boston Marriage is a 1999 play by American playwright David Mamet.
Brian Russell De Palma (born September 11, 1940) is an American film director and screenwriter.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
China Doll is a two-act play by David Mamet about political corruption and brutal violence.
Clara Mamet (born September 29, 1994) is an American actress and musician best known for her role as Amber Weaver in the ABC television comedy The Neighbors.
Come Back to Sorrento is a novel written by Dawn Powell.
American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.
David Alan Grier (born June 30, 1956) is an American actor and comedian.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Debra Lynn Winger (born May 16, 1955) is an American actress.
Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, playwright and essayist.
Edmond is a 2005 American drama film directed by Stuart Gordon and starring William H. Macy, based on the 1982 play Edmond by David Mamet.
Edmond is a one-act play written by David Mamet.
Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend, based on the historical Johann Georg Faust (c. 1480–1540).
Faustus is a two act play by David Mamet that had its world premiere in San Francisco's Magic Theatre in March 2004, directed by Mamet.
The Ford Edge is a mid-size crossover SUV manufactured by Ford Motor Company.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Fox Business Network (FBN), also known as Fox Business, is an American cable and satellite business news television channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox.
Francis W. Parker School is an independent school serving students who live in the Chicago area from kindergarten through twelfth (senior year in high school) grade.
In economics, a free market is an idealized system in which the prices for goods and services are determined by the open market and consumers, in which the laws and forces of supply and demand are free from any intervention by a government, price-setting monopoly, or other authority.
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano is a television show hosted by Judge Andrew Napolitano, on Fox Business Network.
Friedrich August von Hayek (8 May 189923 March 1992), often referred to by his initials F. A. Hayek, was an Austrian-British economist and philosopher best known for his defense of classical liberalism.
Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984.
Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1992 American drama film adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning play of the same name, and directed by James Foley.
Goddard College is a low-residency college with three locations in the United States: Plainfield, Vermont; Port Townsend, Washington; and Seattle, Washington.
Gun control (or firearms regulation) is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.
Hannibal is a 2001 American psychological horror film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris.
Harold Pinter (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning British playwright, screenwriter, director and actor.
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, specializing in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts from the United States and Europe for the purpose of advancing the study of the arts and humanities.
Heist is a 2001 crime thriller film, written and directed by David Mamet, which stars Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, and Delroy Lindo, with Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, and Sam Rockwell in supporting roles.
Dame Helen Lydia Mirren, (born 26 July 1945) is an English actor.
Hill Street Blues is an American serial police drama that aired on NBC in primetime from 1981 to 1987 for 146 episodes.
Hoffa is a 1992 American biographical crime film directed by Danny DeVito and written by David Mamet, based on the life of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa.
Homicide is a crime film written and directed by David Mamet, and released in 1991.
House of Games is a 1987 heist-thriller film directed by David Mamet, his directorial debut.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
James Badgett Dale (born May 1, 1978), known professionally as James Badge Dale, is an American actor.
James Mallahan Cain (July 1, 1892 – October 27, 1977) was an American author and journalist.
James Todd Spader (born February 7, 1960) is an American actor.
Jeffrey Michael Tambor (born July 8, 1944) is an American actor.
Joseph Anthony Mantegna (born November 13, 1947) is an American actor, producer, writer, and director.
Sir Arthur John Gielgud (14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000) was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades.
Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977 Sidebar: (County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health). Gives Kerry Washington birth date. from the original on May 2, 2016.Note: FilmReference.com states "Born January 5, 1977 (some sources cite 1975)…." at) is an American actress.
Lakeboat is a semi-autobiographical play by David Mamet, written in 1970 and first produced in 1980 (revised version).
Lakeboat is a 2000 American drama film, adapted by David Mamet from his 1970 play of the same name, directed by Joe Mantegna and starring Charles Durning, Peter Falk, Denis Leary and Andy García.
Lansky is a 1999 American made-for-television crime drama film.
Lawrence Kushner (born 1943) is a Reform rabbi and the scholar-in-residence at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco, California.
Leo Max Frank (April 17, 1884August 17, 1915) was an American factory superintendent who was convicted in 1913 of the murder of a 13-year-old employee, Mary Phagan, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lindsay Ann Crouse (born May 12, 1948) is an American actress.
The London Film Critics' Circle is the name by which the Film Section of The Critics' Circle is known internationally.
The London House was a jazz club and restaurant in Chicago located at the corner of Wacker Drive and Michigan Avenue, in the London Guaranty and Accident Company Building, 360 N. Michigan Ave.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) is an American film critic organization founded in 1975.
Lynn Mamet (Lynn Mamet Weisberg) is an American theatre director, playwright, screenwriter, and television producer.
Malcolm X, sometimes stylized as X, is a 1992 American epic biographical drama film about the Afro-American activist Malcolm X. Directed and co-written by Spike Lee, the film stars Denzel Washington in the title role, as well as Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman, Jr., and Delroy Lindo.
Melvyn Hayes "Mel" Gussow (pronounced GUSS-owe; December 19, 1933 – April 29, 2005) was an American theater critic, movie critic, and author who wrote for The New York Times for 35 years.
Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 70th Governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007 and was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 election.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Night Waves was a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
November is a play written by David Mamet which premiered on Broadway in 2008.
Oleanna is a 1994 drama film written and directed by David Mamet based on his play and starring William H. Macy and Debra Eisenstadt.
Oleanna is a two-character play by David Mamet, about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure.
On Directing Film is a non-fiction book by American playwright and filmmaker David Mamet published in 1991.
Oui was a men's adult pornographic magazine published in the United States and featuring explicit nude photographs of models, with full page pin-ups, centerfolds, interviews and other articles, and cartoons.
Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, best known for her work in stage musicals.
Paul Bede Johnson (born 2 November 1928) is an English journalist, popular historian, speechwriter, and author.
Paul Joseph Schrader (born July 22, 1946) is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic.
The PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Awards, commonly referred to as the PEN/Laura Pels Award, is awarded by the PEN American Center.
Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a "Wagnerian" approach to rock and roll.
Phil Spector is a television film directed and written by David Mamet.
Plainfield, a town in Washington County, Vermont, United States was incorporated in 1867.
The term political correctness (adjectivally: politically correct; commonly abbreviated to PC or P.C.) is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Race is a play by David Mamet that premiered on Broadway in December 2009.
Rebecca Pidgeon (born October 10, 1965) is a British-American actress and singer-songwriter.
Redbelt is a 2008 American martial arts film written and directed by David Mamet and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Alice Braga, Randy Couture, Ricky Jay, Joe Mantegna, Emily Mortimer, David Paymer, Rebecca Pidgeon, and Rodrigo Santoro.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard Earl Thomas (born June 13, 1951) is an American actor.
Richard Jay Potash (born 1948), known professionally as Ricky Jay, is an American stage magician, actor, and writer.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director.
William Robert Sickinger (November 7, 1926 – May 9, 2013) was an American theater director, based in Chicago.
Roger Alexander Deakins, (born May 24, 1949) is an English cinematographer best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve.
Romance is a play by David Mamet.
Ronin is a 1998 American action thriller film written by John David Zeik and David Mamet (using the pseudonym Richard Weisz) and directed by John Frankenheimer.
The Royal National Theatre in London, commonly known as the National Theatre (NT) is one of the United Kingdom's three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House.
Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017), known professionally as Sam Shepard, was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose body of work spanned half a century.
Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet, and literary translator who lived in Paris for most of his adult life.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Self-hating Jew or self-loathing Jew is a pejorative term used for a Jewish person who is alleged to hold antisemitic views.
Sexual Perversity in Chicago is a play written by David Mamet that examines the sex lives of two men and two women in the 1970s.
Shawn Ryan (born October 11, 1966 in Rockford, Illinois) is an American screenwriter and television producer.
Sidney Arthur Lumet (June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit.
Spartan is a 2004 political thriller film written and directed by David Mamet.
Speed-the-Plow is a 1988 play by David Mamet that is a satirical dissection of the American movie business.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Squirrels is a one-act play by David Mamet.
State and Main is a 2000 comedy film written and directed by David Mamet and starring William H. Macy, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alec Baldwin, Julia Stiles, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, David Paymer, Patti LuPone, Clark Gregg, and Charles Durning.
The Anarchist is a two-person 2012 play by David Mamet that opened in New York on Broadway and starred Patti LuPone and Debra Winger.
The Cryptogram is a play by American playwright David Mamet.
The Duck Variations is a 1972 play by American playwright David Mamet.
The Edge is a 1997 American survival drama film directed by Lee Tamahori and starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin.
The Frog Prince is a play by American author, essayist, playwright, screenwriter and film director David Mamet.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles is an independent, nonprofit community weekly newspaper serving the Jewish community of greater Los Angeles, published by TRIBE Media Corp.
The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration: 1966-1999 is a 1999 non-fiction book by Ray Suarez.
The Penitent is a play by David Mamet that previewed off-Broadway starting on February 8, 2017 for its premiere in late February.
The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1981 American drama film directed by Bob Rafelson and written by David Mamet (in his screenwriting debut).
The Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise, best known as the first ever on-going improvisational theater troupe based in Chicago.
The Shawl is a four-act play by David Mamet.
The Shield is an American crime drama television series starring Michael Chiklis that premiered on March 12, 2002, on FX in the United States, and concluded on November 25, 2008, after seven seasons.
The Spanish Prisoner is a 1997 American neo-noir suspense film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ben Gazzara, Felicity Huffman and Ricky Jay.
The Unit was an American action-drama television series that aired on CBS from March 7, 2006, to May 10, 2009.
The Untouchables is a 1987 American gangster film directed by Brian De Palma, produced by Art Linson, written by David Mamet, and based on the book The Untouchables (1957).
The Verdict is a 1982 American legal drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and written by David Mamet from Barry Reed's eponymous novel.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Voysey Inheritance is a play in five acts by the English dramatist Harley Granville-Barker.
The Water Engine is a play by David Mamet that centers on the violent suppression of a disruptive alternative energy technology.
The Water Engine is a 1992 television film based on David Mamet's play of the same name.
The Wicked Son: Anti-Semitism, Jewish self-hatred, and the Jews is a collection of essays by playwright David Mamet, published by Nextbook/Schocken in 2006.
The Winslow Boy is a 1999 period drama film directed by David Mamet.
The Woods is a 1977 play by David Mamet.
Things Change is a 1988 comedy and drama film directed by David Mamet.
Thomas Sowell (born June 30, 1930) is an American economist and social theorist who is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama is a book by David Mamet that discusses playwriting.
Sir Tom Stoppard (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a Czech-born British playwright and screenwriter.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
Torah (תּוֹרָה, "Instruction", "Teaching" or "Law") has a range of meanings.
The Tribeca Film Festival is a prominent film festival held in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, showcasing a diverse selection of independent films.
True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor by David Mamet is an instructional book on acting, and the life and habits of the successful actor.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
Vanya on 42nd Street is a 1994 film directed by Louis Malle and screenplay by Andre Gregory.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale") is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
Wag the Dog is a 1997 black comedy film where a spin doctor and a Hollywood producer fabricate a war to distract voters from a presidential sex scandal.
We're No Angels is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Neil Jordan.
William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor.
Zosia Russell MametAccording to Vermont Births, 1981–2001, and Vermont Birth Records, 1909–2008, at Ancestry.com.