Lindsay Lohan will star on London's West End in 'Speed-the-Plow'

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  • Lohan will play Karen in the production
  • The play is directed by Lindsay Posner
  • Lohan's most recent film work was 2013′s "The Canyons"

Producers announced Thursday that Lindsay Lohan will star in the West End production of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow." In the Hollywood satire, she'll be playing Karen, an ambitious and seductive secretary, in a story about two film producers trying to close a big deal. Madonna famously played the role in the 1988 original New York show.

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The play, directed by Lindsay Posner, will open Oct. 2 and run to Nov. 29 at the Playhouse Theatre in London. Lohan's most recent film work was 2013′s The Canyons, and her tumultuous OWN reality show, Lindsay, aired this past spring.

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Officially, this will be the troubled 27-year-old star's first time performing onstage, though she made a memorable appearance at the North Shore High School Winter Talent Show, among many others.

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