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By Playbill Staff
12 Apr 2013

Show: The Anarchist
Theatre: John Golden Theatre

Preview: Nov. 13, 2012

Opening: Dec. 2, 2012
Closing: Dec. 16, 2012

Creators: Written and directed by David Mamet.
Original Principal Cast: Patti LuPone as Cathy and Debra Winger as Ann.

Synopsis: In The Anarchist, according to producers, "LuPone play[ed] the title character and Winger play[ed] a prison official. These actresses make theatrical fireworks as one character, put away for life, wants out while the other wants to make sure she stays inside. This explosive new work by Mamet is about passion, redemption, deception, and revolution."

Check out production photos from the show.

Watch Playbill Video's footage from press day for The Anarchist: