A Life in the Theatre (1993 film)

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A Life in the Theatre
Based onA Life in the Theatre
by David Mamet
Screenplay byDavid Mamet
Directed byGregory Mosher
StarringMatthew Broderick
Jack Lemmon
Theme music composerDavid Michael Frank
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Thomas A. Bliss
Patricia Wolff
CinematographyFreddie Francis
Editor(s)Barbara Tulliver
Running time78 minutes
Production company(s)Beacon Communications
Original networkTNT
Original releaseOctober 9, 1993 (1993-10-09)

A Life in the Theater is a 1993 American television movie starring Matthew Broderick and Jack Lemmon.[1] It is based on David Mamet's play of the same name.[2] Lemmon was nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Robert.[3]

This is the second adaptation of Mamet's play following the 1979 version.[1]




  1. ^ a b Leydon, Joe (16 September 1993). "Review: 'A Life in the Theatre'". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. (8 October 1993). "TV Weekend; Lemmon and Broderick in Early, Gentle Mamet". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  3. ^ Roberts, Jerry (2009). Encyclopedia of Television Film Directors. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810863781.page 404

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