Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Damian Lewis (Homeland, Band Of Brothers) will return to the West End stage in a revival of David Mamet’s play American Buffalo. The play which is to be directed by Daniel Evans will play at London’s Wyndham Theatre for a limited run from April 16 – June 27, 2015.
Winning the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for best play, Mamet’s explosive drama examines the fickle nature of honour among thieves. As three small-time crooks, Donny Dubrow, Walter “Teach” Cole (Damian Lewis) and Bobby plan one big-time heist, a tragedy of errors spins this razor-sharp and darkly funny play into a blistering account of divided loyalties, insatiable greed… and a coveted Buffalo nickel.
Damian Lewis said: “David Mamet is one of our greatest living playwrights and I’m thrilled to be performing in his brilliant American Buffalo. It’s exciting for me to be back on stage, particularly as I will have the pleasure of working with director, Daniel Evans, who I trained with at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. We’ve always wanted to work together and I really can’t think of a more exciting project to partner on.”
American Buffalo is being produced in the West End by Playful Productions.