Lindsay Lohan in Speed-the-Plow from 24 Sep 2014

It is now confirmed that Lindsay Lohan will star in David Mamet's Speed-The-Plow, opening at the Playhouse Theatre 2 Oct 2014, following previews from 24 Sep - running to 29 Nov 2014.

Directed by Lindsay Posner, it is produced by Danny Moar and Simon Friend for Theatre Royal Bath Productions.

When a hugely bankable star agrees to appear in a sure-fire commercial hit, film producers Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox are convinced this is the break of a lifetime. That is until Karen, a temporary secretary, derails the dream. When she persuades Bobby to dump the blockbuster in favour of a story which can only be described as box-office poison, Charlie is forced to resort to desperate measures….

Film actress Lindsay Lohan will be making her stage debut as 'Karen', a part which was originally played in New York in 1988 by Madonna. She started her film career as a child star in movies such Disney's The Parent Trap. Her adult credits include Mean Girls, Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion and Emilio Estevez's Bobby. She has appeared in the TV series Ugly Betty and starred as Elizabeth Taylor in the biographical TV film Liz & Dick.

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