Lindsay Lohan's stage debut welcomes average reviews

2014-10-03 21:00

London — Lindsay Lohan recently made her theatre debut in David Mamet's Hollywood satire Speed the Plow.

Critics have given her a lukewarm welcome to her professional stage debut, which followed months of hype and speculation about whether the wayward star was up to the job.

The Guardian's Michael Billington called Lohan's performance "perfectly creditable" while The Times newspaper's Dominic Maxwell wrote: "Shock news: Lindsay Lohan can act a bit."

Lohan plays the pivotal role of Karen, an office temp whose naivety throws the plans of two ambitious producers into chaos.

Not everyone was impressed however, as Mark Shenton of The Stage called Lohan's casting "a disgrace" and said she was "out of her league" alongside West Wing star Richard Schiff and British actor Nigel Lindsay.

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