Already closed | 2h 5m | Midtown W

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

From 8 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Great writing, Funny, Edgy, Intense

About the show

Irish playwright, Martin McDonough, tells the story of an Irish terrorist, who loses the one thing he cares about most. More…

On the island of Inishmore, off the coast of Ireland lives Mad Padaric a terrorist with no feelings; except for his cat, Thomas. But someone has killed Thomas, and that death must be hidden before Padaric returns.

2h 5m | Already closed | Lyceum Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (8)


Clever, Great writing, Funny, Edgy, Intense
Avg Score

Clever, Hilarious, Great writing, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if You love dark comedies and want to see a writer at the top of his form.

Don't see it if You don't like bloody, dark, sinister black comedies.

Funny, Great writing, Edgy, Intense, Over-the-top

See it if You love Martin DcDonagh's other plays...especially The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

Don't see it if You can't handle violence or blood.

Ambitious, Great acting, Great staging, Intelligent, Challenging

See it if You like thoughtful, dark, dark comedies and don't mind the carnage. Twisty and engaging.

Don't see it if You have trouble with dead bodies, or dead cats for that matter, or are looking for light entertainment. This is not that.

Great staging, Masterful, Intense, Riveting, Clever

See it if you like hard-hitting writing that is intelligent without feeling high-brow and pretentious.

Don't see it if you are squeamish--if you can't handle Tarantino movies, this isn't for you!

Excruciating, Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated, Slow

See it if you have nothing else to watch and are super-engaged in the minimal sets and banal dialog.

Don't see it if You are not interested in the subject matter, or source materials.

Clever, Quirky, Great writing

See it if You don't mind a splatter-fest!

Don't see it if Bloody mayhem makes you queasy.

Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting

See it if you love black comedy, the Irish, and carnage.

Don't see it if you're an animal lover.

Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if Very witty show! Puts a clever spin on small town life. I saw the version with Daniel Radcliffe, i was not disappointed! Great acting!

Don't see it if Not for you thrill seekers, this show is very slow paced.

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