A revival of David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” with Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss was in rehearsal when the pandemic closed Broadway theaters. Now it is planning a return again with the identical starry solid.
The Neil Pepe-directed manufacturing on Friday introduced its intention to return to the Circle within the Sq. Theatre subsequent 12 months. Previews start the week of March 22, 2022 with a gap on April 14, 2022.
“American Buffalo” is a heist comedy about three small-time criminals hoping to steal a presumably worthwhile nickel, however its additionally a no-holds-barred portrait of lowlife desperation and greed.
Fishburne has three Emmys and a Tony for “Two Trains Running.” Rockwell has an Oscar for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and Criss simply gained an Emmy for his work in “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.”
“American Buffalo” debuted in 1977 with Robert Duvall, Kenneth McMillan and John Savage. Its first revival featured Al Pacino, James Hayden and J.J. Johnston in 1983-84. An ill-fated 2008 revival starred John Leguizamo and the duo of Haley Joel Osment and Cedric the Entertainer, each making their Broadway debut.