On the Town Is a Helluva Show and Sondheim Has Surprises in Store - Playbill.com

October 17, 2014 6:10 PM

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Al Pacino, who recently starred on Broadway in David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, to the glee of the bean-counters (it was a smash at the box office) and the semi-glee of the quality controllers (it received mixed marks from critics), will return to Broadway next October in China Doll. The new play was written by Mamet specifically for Pacino.

It certainly sounds like a Pacino part. The legendary actor will play a billionaire named Mickey Ross, "who has just bought an airplane for his young fiancée as he prepares to go into semi-retirement," when he decides to take… just… one… more… call. The only other character in the play is Ross' assi...

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