3 SHOWS LEFT FOR ‘A LIFE IN THE THEATRE’ AT WATERFRONT

Waterfront Playhouse presents three more performances of ‘A Life in the Theatre.’ LARRY BLACKBURN/Contributed

The historic Waterfront Playhouse on Mallory Square will play the final three performances of the David Mamet comedy “A Life in the Theatre” Thursday through Saturday evening, May 19-21. 

Called a “masterclass in acting,” the show is a sardonic love letter to theater that follows the shifting power balance between two actors from different generations as they engage in backstage banter while performing, rehearsing and auditioning for various roles.. 

Mamet’s play examines our changing roles in life through the metaphor of the theater’s never-ending demand for new roles.

The play is directed by Tom Thayer, Waterfront artistic director, with set design by Michael Boyer, lighting design by Kris Hodge and stage management by Trish Manley and Andrew Theede.

Actors, directors and teachers John McDonald and Mathias Maloff star in the show. \

What: “Life in the Theatre” by David Mamet
Where: Waterfront Playhouse
When: Thursday-Saturday, May 19-21, 8 p.m.Tickets: waterfrontplayhouse.org | 305-294-5015

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