Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Pacino, China Doll To End B'Way Run 1/31

CHINA DOLL, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Mamet will end its successful limited Broadway engagement this Sunday, January 31stCHINA DOLL stars Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Al Pacino, who with this role celebrates an acclaimed five decades on the New York stage. CHINA DOLL has officially recouped its Broadway investment, and the play has currently been licensed to several resident theatres across the country, and will also have productions internationally next year in Germany, Denmark, Poland, Great Britain and Australia, among other countries.  Directed by Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf), CHINA DOLL, is now playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). 

CHINA DOLL tells the story of Mickey Ross, a man of means who is ready to walk away from it all to start a new life with his young fiancée. Then one phone call changes everything . . .

Al Pacino (Mickey Ross) is a two-time Tony Award-winner, an Academy Award-winner, four-time Golden Globe-winner, and two-time Emmy Award winner who is celebrating a five decade-New York stage career that began in 1968 with his Obie Award-winning role in Israel Horovitz’s The Indian Wants the BronxCHINA DOLL marks his twelfth time appearing on Broadway, including productions of Mamet’s acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Glengarry Glen Ross and American Buffalo, as well as The Merchant of Venice, SalomĂ©, Hughie, King Richard III, The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, Camino Real, and Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie, among others. Mr. Pacino was recently seen as Phil Spector in the HBO film written by David Mamet.

Also featured alongside Mr. Pacino in the cast of CHINA DOLL is Christopher Denham (“Master Harold”… and the Boys, Argo, “Manhattan”).

CHINA DOLL has scenic design by Tony Award-winner Derek McLane (33 Variations, Beautiful The Carol King Musical), costume design by Tony Award-winner Jess Goldstein (The Rivals, Jersey Boys), and lighting design by Russell H. Champa (In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)). The show was cast by Telsey & Company and Bialy/Thomas Associates.

CHINA DOLL is presented on Broadway by Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, and Steve Traxler, marking the tenth David Mamet work produced by Messrs Richards, Frankel and Traxler on Broadway and in the West End.

CHINA DOLL began previews on October 21 and opened on December 4, 2015. The final performance will be this Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3pm.

The performance schedule for CHINA DOLL is Tuesday at 7 pm. Wednesday at 7 pm, Thursday at 8 pm, Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 3 pm. 

The running time of CHINA DOLL is 1:55 with an intermission.

Tickets for CHINA DOLL are available for purchase online at www.telecharge.com, or by calling (212) 239-6200.

Visit CHINA DOLL online at:

Twitter: @ChinaDollBway

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