Mamet’s Anarchist to Close After Seventeen Performances

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The Anarchist - John Golden Theatre Photo: Joan Marcus

"David Mamet's austerity program isn't working," New York's Scott Brown wrote of The Anarchist, calling it "strangely gassy." Audiences seem to agree: The Patti LuPone– and Debra Winger–starring production will close on December 16, after 23 previews and seventeen performances. When reached for comment, David Mamet said "Fuck" a lot. (We did not actually talk to David Mamet.)