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Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

by David Mamet

Glengarry Glen Ross Resources

Websites

The Politics of Theatre

This is Mamet's website. He used to just talk about theatre and art, but he's made a political shift as of late, and he likes talking about that now, too.

Theatre History

Track the seemingly countless productions of the play since it opened back in the 80s.

Movie or TV Productions

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

This is a pretty straightforward film adaptation of the play. The one bonus is Mamet added a character when he wrote the screenplay. Alec Baldwin plays the guy who comes in from the head office whose "watch cost more than your car." It's a legendary scene, and it's not even in the play.

Articles and Interviews

Mamet Talks Theatre

This interview in The Paris Review gives a glimpse into what Mamet thinks about theatre, his own work, and life in general.

From Scrubs to Broadway

John C. McGinley of Scrubs fame talks about his role in the Broadway revival Glengarry Glen Ross.

Video

Always Be Cobbling

Alec Baldwin spoofs his role in the film version of Glengarry Glen Ross (the role doesn't exist in the play). Apparently, Santa's workshop is just as cutthroat as the real estate world.

Pacino on Roma

Al Pacino played Ricky Roma in the film version, and then years later took Roma to Broadway. Listen to him talk about brining Roma back to the stage.

A Sneak Peek

You don't get to hear the dialogue (the language is probably a little too rough), but you can take a look at what the latest Broadway revival of the play looked like.

Audio

All Stage Actors Make this Kind of Cash, Right?

NPR breaks down Pacino's earnings for his stint in Glengarry Glen Ross on Broadway (hint: it's $125,000 per week).

Images

Always Be Baldwin

Alec Baldwin's character isn't in the play, but he's in the movie. Also, he's awesome.

The Man Himself

David Mamet: the man behind all that talking.

That's Star Power, Baby

Here's the poster for the movie. That's a whole lot of famous people.

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