Tag: Martin McDonagh

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" (Redtwist Theatre): Masterful Storytelling by OUR Locals

#107. The thing about the Irish is we enjoy a good story.  The bigger the yarn, the bigger the appeal.  We amuse ourselves and each other with vivid tales of things that actually happened, could have happened or we wanted to happen. And we find stories are best told with a pint of humor and... Read more »

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy

"Behanding in Spokane" (Profiles Theatre): Quirky, Dark Comedy
Irish verses American!  The Irish are storytellers.  They enjoy a pub yarn that is 8 Guinness long.  Americans are a 140-character nation.  They want a story that can be told in a shot. Profile Theatre presents BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.  This 2010 creation marks award-winning Playwright Martin McDonagh’s first play set on American soil.  A mysterious... Read more »

Review "The Beauty Queen on Leenane": A Winner!

Shattered Globe presents THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE At Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 North Southport AveWritten by Martin McDonaghDirected by Steve ScottThru February 27th 2011Thursdays – Saturdays 8pmSundays 3pmBuy TicketsRunning Time:  Two hours with a fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh Mothers and daughters!  Refusing to eat porridge, pouting for better cookies, lying about peeing... Read more »