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Damian Lewis is Accompanied by Proud Wife Helen McCrory as They Celebrate the Opening Night of his Play American Buffalo – April 28, 2015

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Celebration: Damian Lewis was accompanied by his wife, Helen McCrory, to celebrate the opening night of his West End play, American Bufflalo, at London's National Cafe on Monday

After shocking fans with his radical new moustachioed look, Damian Lewis took to the stage for his West End play American Buffalo‘s opening night on Monday.

And his wife of eight years, Helen McCrory, was there to cheer him on as he wowed the audience with his lead turn opposite John Goodman and Tom Sturridge at London’s Wyndham Theatre.

Once the curtains were closed on the star-studded night, the couple were seen lovingly linking arms as they made their way to the nearby National Cafe to kick off celebrations.

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Damian Lewis and John Goodman Head Up This Starry West End of David Mamet’s Classic Play About Small Time Crooks – April 28, 2015

Damian Lewis and John Goodman head up this starry West End of David Mamet’s classic play about small time crooks

by Andrzej Lukowski – Time Out London – 28 April 2015

It would be mean, cheap and generally a bit dickish to say that Damian Lewis’s big post-‘Homeland’, post-‘Wolf Hall’ return to the London stage is overshadowed by some comedy facial hair. Nonetheless: if you think the above photo of his moustache is a bit on the distracting side then seriously, you should see the thing live.

David Mamet’s classic 1975 play ‘American Buffalo’ is a three hander, and in Daniel Evans’s enjoyable but busy production, Lewis, rising Brit talent Tom Sturridge, and old American hand John Goodman each sort of do their own thing to entertaining if not entirely cohesive effect.

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American Buffalo Review: Goodman, Lewis and Sturridge Dial Up Emotional Tension – April 28, 2015

American Buffalo Review: John Goodman, Damian Lewis and Tom Sturridge Dial Up Emotional Tension in David Mamet’s Gift to Actors

This production of David Mamet’s 1975 play is full of gritty dialogue, three fine performances and a splendid set of sideburns, says Henry Hitchings.

by HENRY HITCHINGS – Evening Standard – April 28, 2015

Facing off: John Goodman, Damian Lewis and Tom Sturridge (back) command the stage (Picture: Johan Persson)

David Mamet’s breakthrough play, which dates from 1975, puts male relationships under the microscope and is a gift to actors.

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American Buffalo review – Damian Lewis is right on the money in Mamet classic, The Guardian, April 27, 2015

American Buffalo review – Damian Lewis is right on the money in Mamet classic

by Michael Billington, The Guardian, April 27, 2015

Daniel Evans’s production is meticulous is its psychological and physical detail, and there are fine performances from Lewis, John Goodman and Tom Sturridge.

John Goodman (Don Dubbow), Tom Sturridge (Bob) and Damian Lewis (Walter Cole) in American Buffalo by David Mamet at Wyndhams theatre.
 John Goodman (Don Dubbow), Tom Sturridge (Bob) and Damian Lewis (Walter Cole) in American Buffalo by David Mamet at Wyndham’s theatre. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian
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BBC Radio 4 Front Row Interview – April 23, 2015

American Buffalo

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | April 23, 2015

Damian Lewis and director Daniel Evans were on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row on Thursday to discuss American Buffalo. Click here to listen to the interview on the BBC website. Click here to download it from the Media section.

American Buffalo is at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London until June 27th. Visit the Delfont Mackintosh Theatres website for more ticket information.