American Buffalo at Angel Island Theater

Angel Island Theater

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What You'll Get

This banter-fueled heist drama by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Mamet tells the story of an urban junk-shop owner who, after discovering that he sold a rare buffalo nickel to a customer for far less than its true value, conspires with a young employee and a shady friend to steal it back. The pursuit of their twisted vision of the American dream is thwarted by their greed, and it becomes every man for himself when the con goes awry. This hilarious and smart comedy is a heartbreaking -- albeit hilarious -- portrait of criminal desperation. Featuring Mamet's emblematic writing style, American Buffalo pulls no punches with its terse and often vulgar dialogue, which Mamet himself referred to as a "profane poetry." Carlo Lorenzo Garcia directs this production at Chicago's Angel Island Theater for Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.

Event Description:

This play features violence and adult language. Parental discretion is strongly advised.

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