Christian Slater, Kris Marshall and the cast of Glengarry Glen Ross discuss David Mamet's play
The show opens at the Playhouse Theatre in the West End this week
David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning Glengarry Glen Ross has its opening night this week, and we chatted to the cast about the project and how well they work together.
Mamet's script (as well as the 1992 film adaptation) is renowned for its profanity-riddled dialogue and amoral attitude, we asked Christian Slater and the rest of the performers what their favourite lines were.
Starring Golden Globe-winner Slater (Mr Robot), Kris Marshall (Ugly Lies the Bone), Robert Glenister (Hustle), Stanley Townsend (Girl from the North Country) and Don Warrington (King Lear), the show is directed by Sam Yates (Desire Under the Elms).
Mamet's play is set in a real estate office where sleezy and foul-mouthed salesmen work against one another and compete to see who can bring in the most profit in a single month.
The play won the Pulitzer Prize a year after opening at the National Theatre in 1983, and was revived on Broadway in 2005 and in the West End in 2007 starring Jonathan Pryce. Mamet also adapted the 1992 film which starred Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon and Alec Baldwin.
Glengarry Glen Ross runs at Playhouse Theatre, London from 9 November 2017 to 3 February 2018, with previews from now.