If you’re still cracking Jeremy Piven and/or Haley Joel Osment jokes over last season’s two Mamet revivals on Broadway, just imagine what this season will have in store. The ever-prolific David Mamet currently has two new plays up at the Atlantic, Keep Your Pantheon and School, and Broadway gets Race in November and Oleanna, which begins previews tonight. Though Mamet wrote Oleanna—about the heated relationship between a university professor and one of his female students—in the early ’90s, this production will mark its Broadway debut. One of its stars also gets such a distinction: Julia Stiles. Bill Pullman plays the prof.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; Wednesdays, Saturdays, 2 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 3 p.m. Starts: Sept. 29. Continues through Dec. 6, 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 22, 2009