27 Dec 2012
Two-time Tony Award winner Al Pacino is back on Broadway this winter as Shelly Levene in the new revival of David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross. Playbill.com looks back at a stage career spanning over 40 years.
Pacino made his Broadway debut in 1969 with Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?. His performance won him a Featured Actor Tony Award.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.