Today in Madonna History: February 23, 1988

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On February 23 1988, Madonna began rehearsals for David Mamet’s play Speed-the-Plow, in New York City. The play co-starred Joe Mantegna and Ron Silver, and was directed by Gregory Mosher.

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  1. Speed the Plow-the Initiation and Intuition of Her Maturity Period that commenced with Like a Prayer. On a record that was about growing up, Madonna escaped and exhumed her past with a marked sadness. In songs like the #1 hit title cut, Promise to Try, Oh Father and finale Spanish Eyes, Madonna began to cry-Dancing with tears in her eyes, Prayer was a giant first step on the Ciccone Road to Rebel Heart-Madonna Forever!

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