Glengarry Glen Ross: A Play

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S. French, 1983 - Drama - 73 pages
115 Reviews
Comic Drama

Characters: 7 male

2 interior sets

This scalding comedy took Broadway and London by storm and won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize. Here is Mamet at his very best, writing about small-time, cutthroat real estate salesmen trying to grind out a living by pushing plots of land on reluctant buyers in a never-ending scramble for their share of the American dream. Revived on Broadway in 2006 this masterpiece of American drama became a celebrated film which starred Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin and Alan Arkin.

"Crackling tension...ferocious comedy and drama."-The New York Times

"Wonderfully funny...A play to see, remember and cherish."-New York Post

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powerful writing and dialog - Goodreads
The dialouge was hard to follow but it was alright - Goodreads
This guy's writing is gibberish!' - Goodreads

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User Review  - Leah Angstman - Goodreads

Never quite as good without Alec Baldwin's famous monologue, which I hear they've added to future productions, but it's still a mighty good play. Mamet's second best after Oleanna. Read full review

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User Review  - Sasha Bell - Goodreads

The dialogue was very good, but I didn't understand what was happening for most of it. I did like it though Read full review

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About the author (1983)

David Mamet is an acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, film director, and essayist whose many works include the Academy Award -nominated film "Wag the Dog" and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Glengarry Glen Ross".

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