Ghost Stories: The Shawl & Prairie Du Chien

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About This Show

Atlantic presents an intimate revival of these two haunting short plays by their co-founder and one of America’s most influential dramatists, David Mamet, directed by Ensemble member Scott Zigler (Broadway’s The Old Neighborhood).

The Shawl is the story of bereaved woman who consults a smalltime mystic for guidance. As the mystic collects clues to make contact with the dearly departed, will he help this woman through her grief, or merely help himself?

In Prairie du Chien, a railroad car speeding through the Wisconsin night is the setting for a story of obsessive jealousy, murder and suicide, punctuated by a friendly card game that explodes into a moment of menace.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: May 27, 2015 Final Performance: June 21, 2015

Theatermania Review

| | June 16, 2015
A David Mamet double bill stars Jason Ritter and Arliss Howard.