The Woods

by  David Mamet

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

"A beautifully conceived love story." - The Chicago Tribune

"[Mamet's] language has never been so precise, pure, and affecting." - The New York Times

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A modern dramatic parable in which Ruth and Nick, two young lovers spend a night in his family's cabin in the woods, experiencing the first flush of passion, then disilusionment, but in the end are reconciled by mutual need. Premiered in Chicago and later at Joseph Papp's Public Theatre in New York.
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"A beautifully conceived love story." - The Chicago Tribune

"[Mamet's] language has never been so precise, pure, and affecting." - The New York Times

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David Mamet

David Mamet is the author of the plays: Race, Keep Your Pantheon, School, November, Romance, Boston Marriage, Faustus, Oleanna, Glengarry Glen Ross (1984 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Circle Award), American Buffalo, The Old Neighborhood, A Life in the Theatre, Speed-the-Plow, Edmond, Lakeboat, The Water En ...

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