DOI: 10.5040/9781472584526.40000026
Acts: 1. Roles: Male (1) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Dark Pony is a short, beautiful play in which a father shares a bedtime story with his daughter as they drive home late at night. The story he tells centres around a Native American named Rain Boy, and his horse, Dark Pony. The Star Tribune described the play as 'A subtle, lyrical, dreamlike vignette . . . It's a lovely little tale about childhood memories and emotions.'

Dark Pony was first performed on 14 October 1977, in a Yale Repertory production, New Haven, Connecticut, directed by Walt Jones.

From Mamet Plays: 2


Bloomsbury Publishing

David Mamet

ISBN: 9780413687401

Series: Contemporary Dramatists

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