Written By GingersnapComments Off on 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
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 – 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.
A sign in the foyer says “Please be warned this play contains explicit language”. But the beauty of David Mamet’s 40-year-old play is how much of its meaning remains implicit. Through the microscopic realism of its portrait of three American no-hopers, played here by a stellar trio of John Goodman, Damian Lewis and Tom Sturridge, it reverberates with political and ethical possibilities.
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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.