David Mamet’s gift for storytelling and forging poetry from both the plain-spoken and profane turns an ill-conceived scheme to steal a rare coin into a triumph of dramatic art. In a Chicago junk shop, three small-time crooks of different generations plan their heist. These high-minded grifters fancy themselves businessmen pursuing legitimate free enterprise. But their fates, like the nickel’s worn image of the beleaguered buffalo, may have been sealed long ago.
This production, brimming with laughter and boisterous action, is performed by Matthew Huval as Bobby, Duncan Thisthlewaithe as Donny and LRE co-founder Cooper Helm as Teach. The production is directed by LRE co-founder Scott Gremillion