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David Mamet Plays List

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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?" {#nodes}
  • A Life in the Theatre

    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, promising actor. As the play goes on they are involved in a variety of productions, and gradually their relationship begins to change....  more
    • American Buffalo

      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 on Broadway on February 16, 1977. Critic Frank Rich called it "one of the best American plays of the last decade."...  more
      • Bobby Gould in Hell

        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 Gould, from Mamet's 1988 play Speed-the-Plow....  more
        • Boston Marriage

          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 women that may involve both physical and emotional intimacy. After widespread belief that Mamet could only write for men, the playwright released this play, which centers exclusively on women....  more