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Hangmen

From 167 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Great writing, Clever, Funny

About the show

Following a successful run in the West End, Olivier and Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh returns to the Atlantic Theater Company with his first US premiere in 8 years. More…

In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and pub regulars dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news, his old assistant Syd and the peculiar Mooney lurk with very different motives for their visit.



February 5th, 2018
"Criminally enjoyable...And aren’t we happy that Mr. McDonagh, who of late has mostly been otherwise engaged with movies, has reclaimed his mantle as the great deceiver of contemporary theater?...Directed with gleaming precision and grinning relish by Matthew Dunster...A happy-creepy reminder tha...
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February 5th, 2018
"Fans of the Irish-English auteur will be reminded of the qualities that make his work pop. Nasty humor twines with sadism...Rather than pushing that potential into new territory, he falls into comfy conventions that he winks at, but which also function as excuses for a thin and implausible story...
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February 5th, 2018
"Once again under the assured direction of Matthew Dunster, the play is right on brand for its author: sly, plot driven, and morbidly funny, with a masterly ear for regional voices and an array of plum parts for actors. While more deliberate and less full-on explosive than some of McDonagh’s earl...
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February 5th, 2018
"A delectably dark comedy about injustice, revenge and man's instinct for violence, state-sanctioned or otherwise...Those bristling themes make this expertly crafted play a lively companion piece to McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri...McDonagh is back in top form here...If the...
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