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There is a reason Al Pacino is one of the most celebrated actors in America and why David Mamet is one of the most celebrated playwrights.

Put the two together, in the revival of "Glengarry Glen Ross" and it's great theater. 

Bobby Cannavale (TV's "Nurse Jackie") plays the role Pacino did 20 years ago, and he's wonderful or as the actors in this play would say, "f***ing wonderful."

The play revolves around four salesmen in a real estate office, and they basically speak like longshoremen who were just injured.

Pacino is Shelly, the role Jack Lemon played in the 1992 film. He's been on a losing streak, and is about to get fired.

He and the other four -- hotshot Ricky Roma (Cannavale), enraged Dave (John C. McGinley, Broadway's "Requiem for a Heavyweight" TV's "Scrubs"), beaten down George (Richard Schiff unchanged since his "The West Wing") days, and office manager, John, »

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