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The Penitent

By DAVID MAMET
Directed by NEIL PEPE

Linda Gross Theater
February 8 – March 26, 2017


A renowned psychiatrist is asked to testify on behalf of a young patient. When he refuses, his career, ethics and faith are thrown into question. A thrilling world premiere from the great American dramatist and Atlantic co-founder David Mamet.

Reviews

The Penitent  is timely and exciting!”

NBC

 

“Bauer makes a hearty meal of Mamet’s juicy dialogue.”

Variety

“You can still hear a little of that old Mametian magic. The language is both casual and formal and the result can be wonderful — like Schubert scoring a boxing match.”

The New York Times

 

“One of America’s most influential dramatists.”

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