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Review: Hangmen Sets the Bar High
April 21, 2022, 11:43.47 pm ET


Review: Hangmen Sets the Bar High
Photo: Joan Marcus

By Brian Scott Lipton

From his breakthrough play, “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” through his recent Oscar-winning film, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Martin McDonagh has never shied away from examining the extremes of human behavior, whether it is unbelievably quirky, unbearably arrogant or extremely self-destructive. Therefore, it’s no surprise that he has does so again in the sharp-edged “Hangmen,” now at Broadway’s Golden Theatre under Matthew Dunster’s keen direction. Read Full Review