Glengarry Glen Ross

Start: ...all train compartments smell v

Richard "Ricky" Roma

Glengarry Glen Ross

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Age Range
Act I, Scene III
Time & Place
A Chinese food restaurant, present
Time Period
Show Type

Monologue Context

This is the first time we see Richard Roma, a real-estate salesman at a competitive

Monologue Text

Start: ...all train compartments smell vaguely of shit. It gets so you don’t mind it. That’s the worst thing that I can confess. You know how long it took me to get there? A long time.

[... ...]

End: We’re not the same. (pause) We are not the same. (pause) Hmmm. (pause, sighs) It’s been a long day. (pause) What are you drinking?

For full extended monologue, please refer to the script edition cited here: Mamet, David. Glengarry Glen Ross, Samuel French, 1994.

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