American Buffalo Closes Broadway Revival July 10 | Playbill

Broadway News American Buffalo Closes Broadway Revival July 10

The star-studded production features Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss.

Darren Criss and Laurence Fishburne Richard Termine

The revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo starring Tony winner Laurence Fishburne, and Golden Globe winners Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss, closes July 10. The show opened April 14 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre, following previews which began March 22. 

Directed by Neil Pepe, the limited engagement, starring Fishburne as Donny, Rockwell as Teach, and Criss as Bobby, will have played 101 performances and 27 previews.

The play follows three small-time hustlers in search of the American Dream. Mamet's play first premiered on Broadway in 1977, receiving two Tony Award nominations. The show has gone on to be revived off-Broadway in 1981 and 2000, and on Broadway in 1983 and 2008. 

This current production received four nominations for 2022 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Direction of a Play, Best Scenic Design of a Play, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play, the latter for Rockwell.

Led by director Neil Pepe, the creative team comprises set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Dede Ayite, and lighting design by Tyler Micoleau.

The producing team is headed by Jeffrey Richards, Steve Traxler, Stephanie P. McClelland, GFour Productions, Spencer Ross with Chris and Ashlee Clarke, Gemini Theatrical, Suna Said Maslin, Richard Liebowitz/Cue to Cue Productions, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Brad Blume, Caiola Productions, Joanna Carson, Arthur Kern, Willette Klausner, Jeremiah J. Harris and Darren P. DeVerna, Van Kaplan, Patrick Myles/David Luff, Alexander Marshall, Kathleen K. Johnson, Diego Kolankowsky, Steve and Jacob Levy, Morwin Schmookler, Brian Moreland, Ambassador Theatre Group, Jacob Soroken Porter, and The Shubert Organization.

See Darren Criss, Laurence Fishburne, and Sam Rockwell Take Broadway Opening Bows in American Buffalo


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