November is a 2008 comedic play by David Mamet. It premiered on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on January 17, 2008, and ran until July of that year. The production was directed by Joe Mantello, and starred Nathan Lane as Charles Smith, incumbent President of the United States in need of serious help to win the upcoming election. Laurie Metcalf was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Smith's lesbian speechwriter Clarice Bernstein, who tries to persuade Smith to support gay marriage.
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