American Buffalo Will Offer Nickel-Priced Tix Oct. 31-Nov. 3

News   American Buffalo Will Offer Nickel-Priced Tix Oct. 31-Nov. 3
 
The upcoming Broadway revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, which begins previews Oct. 31 at the Belasco Theatre, will offer a special ticket deal coinciding with the presidential elections.

John Leguizamo
John Leguizamo

For all performances between Oct. 31 and Nov. 3, theatregoers who purchase one full-price ticket can buy a second for only a nickel.

The offer is valid for performances Oct. 31 at 8 PM, Nov. 1 at 2 and 8 PM, Nov. 2 at 3 PM and Nov. 3 at 8 PM. To take advantage of the offer, visit BroadwayOffers.com and use AUBBXEL or call (212) 947-8844 and use the same code.

Directed by Robert Falls, American Buffalo will officially open at the Belasco Nov. 17. The cast of the Chicago-set tale features John Leguizamo, Cedric the Entertainer and "Sixth Sense" Oscar nominee Haley Joel Osment.

American Buffalo, according to press notes, "follows three small-time crooks who wax philosophically about society while conspiring to steal a rare and valuable coin from a neighborhood collector. Volcanic and motor mouthed Teach (Leguizamo) schemes and spars with fatherly, street-smart junk shop owner Donny (Cedric the Entertainer) enlisting Bobby (Osment), a slow-witted and desperate young delinquent, to carry out their misbegotten robbery."

David Mamet's 1976 Obie Award-winning play, American Buffalo, originally opened at Chicago's Goodman Theater. The play established Mamet's reputation when it ran on Broadway in 1977 with a cast that featured Robert Duvall, John Savage and Kenneth MacMillan. It was revived by Al Pacino at the Booth Theatre in 1983. A 2000 Off-Broadway revival at Atlantic Theatre Company starred William H. Macy as Teach. A 1996 film starred Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Franz. A founder of the Atlantic Theater Company, David Mamet's principal works include The Duck Variations, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, American Buffalo, Glengarry Glen Ross (Pulitzer Prize), Boston Marriage, Edmond, Oleanna, Speed-the-Plow and The Cryptogram (Obie Award). He recently adapted The Voysey Inheritance for the Atlantic and was represented on Broadway with the political comedy November.

A Broadway revival of Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, which co-stars Jeremy Piven, Raúl Esparza and Elisabeth Moss, recently opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

Show times will be Tuesday at 7 PM, Wednesday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.

Tickets, priced $26.60-$116.50 (with premium seats at $226.50 and $251.50), are also available by visiting www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200.

For more information visit www.AmericanBuffaloBroadway.com.

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