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Culture, Stage "Race": Mamet Seizes the Issues, Loses the Drama

"Race": Mamet Seizes the Issues, Loses the Drama

If Race showcases any of playwright David Mamet's virtues, it's prescience. The play, which premiered in 2009 and is now running at ACT, follows a familiar-sounding story. Charles (Kevin O'Rourke), a rich and powerful white guy, seeks the aid of…
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Calendar, Night&Day Catching Up

Catching Up

Enjoying its Bay Area premiere, David Mamet’s new comedy Race portrays attorneys prepping their defense of a white man accused of assaulting a black woman. Although Mamet couldn’t have foreseen the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, this timely, provocative work addresses…
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