Playlist: 1988

Date posted: 20 Oct 2016Author: STC Production: Speed-the-Plow

David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow premiered in 1988, with Madonna in the role of Karen. That meant she was too pre-occupied to put out a hit single that year (she made up for it with 'Like a Prayer' the next year), but plenty of others filled the gap. From Rick Astley to Tracy Chapman, here's a taste of Los Angeles radio as it blared from cars stuck in freeway traffic in 1988.



Speed-the-Plow, 8 Nov – 10 Dec 2016, Roslyn Packer Theatre

Seeing the show? Let us know your thoughts. Tag @sydneytheatreco and #STCSpeedThePlow