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Theatre

A captivating freak-show: Bitter Wheat reviewed

29 June 2019

9:00 AM

29 June 2019

9:00 AM

Bitter Wheat, David Mamet’s latest play, features a loathsome Hollywood hotshot, Barney Fein, who offers to turn an actress into a superstar provided she lets him rape her. The show’s gruesome storyline has flashes of bitter comedy. Fein boasts that the Writers Guild of America would ‘drink a beaker of my mucus’ if he forced them to.

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