American Buffalo Opens on Broadway April 14 | Playbill

Broadway News American Buffalo Opens on Broadway April 14

The Neil Pepe-led production stars Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss.

Darren Criss and Laurence Fishburne Richard Termine

The revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo starring Tony winner Laurence Fishburne, and Golden Globe winners Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss, opens April 14 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre, following previews that began March 22. Directed by Neil Pepe, the limited 16-week engagement will run through July 10.

The play follows three small-time hustlers in search of the American Dream. The production premiered on Broadway in 1977, receiving two Tony Award nominations and a Drama Desk award for Outstanding Set Design. It has gone on to be revived Off-Broadway in 1981 and 2000, and on Broadway in 1983.

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The production stars Fishburne as Donny, Rockwell as Teach, and Criss as Bobby. It features set design by Scott Pask, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, and casting by Telsey + Co and William Cantler.

The producing team is headed by Jeffrey Richards, Steve Traxler, Stephanie P. McClelland, GFour Productions, Spencer Ross with Chris and Ashlee Clarke, Gemini Theatrical, Suna Said Maslin, Richard Liebowitz/Cue to Cue Productions, Patty Baker/Good Productions, Brad Blume, Caiola Productions, Joanna Carson, Arthur Kern, Willette Klausner, Jeremiah J. Harris and Darren P. DeVerna, Van Kaplan, Patrick Myles/David Luff, Alexander Marshall, Kathleen K. Johnson, Diego Kolankowsky, Steve and Jacob Levy, Morwin Schmookler, Brian Moreland, Ambassador Theatre Group, Jacob Soroken Porter, and The Shubert Organization.

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Take a Look at Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss in Production Photos of American Buffalo

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