David Mamet
David Mamet
Nathan Lane will play President Charles Smith in David Mamet's new play November, which will begin previews at a Broadway theater to be announced on December 21. The production, which will be directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, will open officially on January 17. No further casting has been announced for the five-character play.

Mamet was last represented on Broadway by the revival of his Pulitzer Prize-winning work Glengarry Glen Ross, which was directed by Mantello. His other Broadway plays include The Old Neighborhood, Speed-the-Plow, and American Buffalo. His new musical A Waitress in Yellowstone will be presented at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles in May 2008.

Lane was last seen on Broadway in Butley. He won the Tony Award for his work in The Producers and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. His numerous other Broadway credits include The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Guys and Dolls, and Present Laughter.