• Day4

    Bitter Wheat

    September 7, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 17 °C

    We were fortunate to get tickets this afternoon to see David Mamet’s new play “Bitter Wheat” staring John Malkovich, as they were advertising tickets for that day when we walked past the theatre. Mamet is also directing the show. It was playing at the recently restored Garrick Theatre, just off Trafalgar Square. John Malkovich stars as Barney Fein (a character based on Harvey Weinstein). It is a powerful play, made more so by John Malkovich’s stage presence. Although a difficult subject to deal with, I believe Mamet has created a thought provoking production that doesn’t try to sensationalise the #metoo movement.Read more