A thrillingly macabre black comedyExperience the devilish mind of Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh live on stage with thrilling black comedy Hangmen.
1965, Oldham, England. Britain’s second most famous executioner finds himself out of a job when hanging is abolished, and soon turns to drinking and pulling pints. As the locals gather to hear gruesome stories, a cub reporter and mysterious stranger Mooney arrive to shake things up.
Packed full of dark humor and psychological thrills, Hangmen is the latest play from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri screenwriter Martin McDonagh, directed by Matthew Dunster. In theater, his dark, daring and macabre work includes the Tony Award nominated The Pillowman and The Lieutenant of Inishmore.
Casting includes David Threlfall as former executioner Harry Wade, Alfie Allen as Mooney, Tracie Bennett as Alice, Owen Campbell as Clegg, and Andy Nyman as Syd.
Making its Broadway debut after sell-out seasons in London’s West End, book Hangmen tickets for a killer comedy that promises laughs and shocks in equal measure.
Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (including an intermission)
Age recommendation: Best for age 14+.