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How to f-ing write! A mother f-ing missive by David Mamet.

David Mamet knows how to write drama.  Even in his memos! Check out this recently leaked memo below from Monsieur Mamet to his writing staff of his now defunct TV drama, The Unit.  In the all-capped and over-hyphenated Mametesque decree, he calls TV executives “penguins,” uses words like “dickhead,” and more. Oh yeah, and along the way, he …

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You ask. You get. A rate for Oleanna.

I’ve received a bunch of requests from readers asking for a deal to see Oleanna.  So here it is, the Producer’s Perspective discount! Only $59 bucks will get you in to see what Brantley called “arguably, the ultimate he-said, she-said drama” in last week’s NY Times Fall Preview (Better seats will cost you $65). To get …

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Why I decided to produce . . .

. . . Oleanna. Yep, I officially signed on for my first Fall project this past week.  And that project is David Mamet’s Oleanna, fresh from its LA run at CTG. So what made me sign on to produce this show in this challenging market? Here’s a quick rundown of some of my “pros” list: …

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