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List of David Mamet plays with descriptions, including any musicals by David Mamet, playwright. This David Mamet plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and David Mamet characters. This list of plays by David Mamet is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including The Water Engine and Lakeboat. What plays did David Mamet write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by David Mamet and can help you decide, "What are the best David Mamet plays?" (20 items)

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A Life in the Theatre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list David Mamet Plays List
A Life in the Theatre David Mamet A Life in the Theatre is a 1977 play by David Mamet. It focuses on the relationship between two actors, the play's only characters. One, Robert, is a stage veteran while John is a young, ...more

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American Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list David Mamet Plays List
American Buffalo David Mamet American Buffalo is a 1975 play by American playwright David Mamet which had its premiere in a showcase production at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago. After two more showcase productions, it opened ...more

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Bobby Gould in Hell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Bobby Gould in Hell David Mamet Bobby Gould in Hell is a play by the American playwright David Mamet. It premiered Off-Broadway in 1989 and also ran in London in 1991. The one-act play updates the life of character Bobby ...more

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Boston Marriage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Boston Marriage David Mamet Boston Marriage is a 1999 play by American playwright David Mamet. The play concerns two women at the turn of the 20th century who are in a Boston marriage, a relationship between two females ...more

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Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Glengarry Glen Ross David Mamet Glengarry Glen Ross is a play by David Mamet that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1984. The play shows parts of two days in the lives of four desperate Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to ...more

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Lakeboat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Lakeboat David Mamet Lakeboat is a semi-autobiographical play by David Mamet, written in 1970 and first produced in 1980. As he would later do with Glengarry Glen Ross, Mamet drew upon experiences from a past ...more

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Oleanna is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Oleanna David Mamet Oleanna is a two-character play by David Mamet, about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, ...more

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Sexual Perversity in Chicago is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Sexual Perversity in Chicago David Mamet Sexual Perversity in Chicago is a play written by David Mamet that examines the sex lives of two men and two women in the 1970s. The play is filled with profanity and regional jargon that ...more

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Speed-the-Plow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Speed-the-Plow David Mamet Speed-the-Plow is a play by David Mamet which is a satirical dissection of the American movie business, a theme Mamet would revisit in his later films Wag the Dog and State and Main. Jack Kroll ...more

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Squirrels is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Squirrels David Mamet Squirrels is a one-act play by David Mamet. The 1974 comedy is about Arthur, a middle-aged, egotistical hack writer who has been working on the opening line of a story involving a man's ...more

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The Cryptogram is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list David Mamet Plays List
The Cryptogram David Mamet The Cryptogram is a 1995 play by American playwright David Mamet. The play concerns the moment when childhood is lost. The story is set in 1959 on the night before a young boy is to go on a ...more

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The Duck Variations is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list David Mamet Plays List
The Duck Variations David Mamet The Duck Variations is a 1972 play by American playwright David Mamet. The play depicts a discussion taking place between two elderly men sitting on a park bench watching ducks. The dialogue ...more

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The Water Engine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list David Mamet Plays List
The Water Engine David Mamet The Water Engine is a play by David Mamet that centers on the violent suppression of a disruptive alternative energy technology.

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Vint is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Vint David Mamet Vint is a short play by David Mamet, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov. The play was commissioned by The Acting Company and, along with six other commissioned plays, presented in 1986 ...more

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Romance is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Romance David Mamet Romance is a play by David Mamet. It premiered Off-Broadway in 2005 and also ran in London.

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Edmond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Edmond David Mamet Edmond is a one-act play written by David Mamet. It premiered at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, on June 4, 1982. The first New York production was October 27 of the same year, at the ...more

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November is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list David Mamet Plays List
November David Mamet November is a 2007 play written by American playwright David Mamet. November premiered on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on January 17, 2008. The production was directed by Joe Mantello ...more

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The Shawl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list David Mamet Plays List
The Shawl David Mamet The Shawl is a four act play by David Mamet. It premiered at the Goodman Theatre New Theatre Company in Chicago in 1985. The play concerns two men, John and Charles, who plan on defrauding Miss ...more

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Race is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list David Mamet Plays List
Race David Mamet Race is a play by David Mamet that premiered on Broadway in December 2009.

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The Anarchist is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list David Mamet Plays List
The Anarchist David Mamet