Monday, May 23, 2022

Special Episode: Anna Fleischle on the Scenic Storytelling of ‘Hangmen’ by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt Tamanini is in conversation with the Tony-nominated designer of “Hangmen,” Anna Fleischle. In addition to dark comedy’s breathtaking set, Fleischle also desi…

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Theater Reviews: “Hangmen” and “American Buffalo” on Broadway — From the Gallows to the Gutter by Christopher Caggiano

Two dark comedies explore American and British subcultures far below the line of decency.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Six, The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Macbeth & More Reign Supreme by Lindsey Sullivan

Awards season is in full swing, and be it a brand new musical or a star-led revival, there is something sure to satisfy every Broadway theatergoer. Both The Music Man, headlined by 2022 Ton…

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Six and Kimberly Akimbo Lead 2022 Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2021-22 season. George Takei announced the nomi…

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Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Report From New York: Pitch Black Comedy ‘Hangmen’ Is Classic McDonough by Bill Hirschman

Report From New York: When the playwright is Martin McDonough, it is a given that there will be pitch black darkness inside the drama and copious gallows humor (cheap pun intended in this Br…

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

VIDEO: Gaby French Opens Up About the Journey to Bring HANGMEN Back to Broadway

Your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with hilarious, talented and absolutely gorgeous Gaby French who made her Broadway debut as ‘Shirley’ in the fi…

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Tina Bumps Up at the Box Office; Moulin Rouge! Has Rosy Week by Caitlin Moynihan

It was a big week for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which saw an increase both at the box office and capacity. The musical, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, brought in $1,065,578 in gross s…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

David Threlfall on ‘Hangmen’ and his last Tony nomination, 40 years ago. by Julia Jacobs

The actor had been hankering to get back to Broadway after last appearing there in the 1990s. “Hangmen,” for which he received a Tony nomination, gave him that chance.

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Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

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Friday, May 6, 2022

Sharon D Clarke, Myles Frost, Jaquel Spivey & More Win 2022 Theatre World Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Winners of the the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards have been announced. The awards will be given out at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre on June 6 at 7PM. Theater journalist Pete…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Tony Award Eligibility Determinations Made For Casts Of ‘American Buffalo’, ‘Hangmen’, Others by Greg Evans

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the last time before Monday’s nomination announcements, making some final eligibility determinations for shows including the stars of Ameri…

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Tonys Administration Committee Announces Final Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on May 5 to confirm the eligibility status of 15 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the third and final time the committee…

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VIDEO: Alfie Allen Talks HANGMEN, McDonagh & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge

Hangmen got a second chance at Broadway after it was forced to shutter while still in previews back in 2020. Now it's back, and this time around, Alfie Allen joins the company as the mysteri…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Tracie Bennett (‘Hangmen’) on the demands of playing a small town bartender: ‘I’ve never done anything more technical than this’ [Exclusive by Sam Eckmann

“I really like quirky little things that have never been done before,” explains “Hangmen” star Tracie Bennett. The Tony-nominated actress has enjoyed a varied career on stage, which …

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Monday, May 2, 2022

Alfie Allen (‘Hangmen’) on laughing in the face of darkness: ‘You can’t really settle into this play’ [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“I love the darkness of it. I love the morbidness of it. But also, there’s a warmth to it,” says Alfie Allen as he describes the new play “Hangmen.” The actor plays Mooney, a myste…

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Hangmen by Elyse Trevers

Black comedy, or gallows humor, is a style of story telling that makes light of subject matter usually considered somewhat taboo, like death, suicide and disease. Either term applies to Mart…

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Sunday, May 1, 2022

This Week on Broadway for May 1, 2022: POTUS by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about POTUS, Harmony, Funny Girl, A Strange Loop, and Hangmen. This Week on Broadway has been coming to you every week since 2009. …

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Hangmen by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Taking the law into your own hands can be a risky business as Harry Wade and friends find out in Martin McDonagh’s hilarious dark comedy "Hangmen" which finally made its Broadway debut aft…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

‘Hangmen’ reviews: ‘Whirlwind’ dark comedy from Martin McDonagh boasts killer performances by David Buchanan

Two years after its premature pandemic closure, Martin McDonagh’s play “Hangmen” has slipped the proverbial noose and returned to Broadway in a plot twist you might think McDonagh wrot…

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Broadway Grosses: 15 Shows Bring In More Than $1 Million at the Box Office by Caitlin Moynihan

The 2022 Broadway season is running at full speed, and audiences are flocking to catch the newest productions. This week, 15 shows saw their box offices hit over one million dollars with Th…

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Monday, April 25, 2022

See the Curtain Call and Hit the Red Carpet at Opening Night of Hangmen On Broadway by Michael Wiltbank

The Martin McDonagh play returned to the Golden Theatre April 21.

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Tony Nominations Delayed. Broadway Reviews: Funny Girl, For Colored Girls…, Hangmen, How I Learned to Drive. #Stageworthy News by New York Theater

The Tony Award nominations will be announced May 9th (changed from May 3rd), as the eligibility cut off has been changed to May 4th (it was April 28th) to give the nominators the chance to s…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Hangmen ****, The Minutes **** by Barry Gordin

 By: David Sheward April 24, 2022: Dark humor pervades two new Broadway productions, both delayed years by the COVID crisis and finally opening in an atmosphere of disquiet and insecurit…

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Martin McDonagh (‘Hangmen’) on his unique tone: ‘I’ve always wanted to put something a little exciting on stage’ [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“I’ve always wanted to put something a little exciting on stage,” explains Martin McDonagh, “the kind of excitement you’d see in a movie, I suppose.” The playwright has a history…

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Friday, April 22, 2022

VIDEO: HANGMEN Cast Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Martin McDonagh's Olivier Award-winning and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning comedy Hangmen opened just last night at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). 

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Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of HANGMEN

Martin McDonagh's Olivier Award-winning and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning comedy Hangmen opened just last night at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). BroadwayWo…

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Photos: HANGMEN Company Takes Opening Night Bows

Martin McDonagh's Olivier Award-winning and New York Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning comedy Hangmen opened just last night at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). BroadwayWo…

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HANGMEN at the John Golden Theatre by Richard Seff

It seems to me a very odd time to be bringing back Martin McDonagh’s play,  written and first produced in the mid 1960s, yet here it is at the Golden Theater on Broadway, in a smashingly …

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‘Hangmen’ Review: A Killer Broadway Production of Martin McDonagh’s Lethal Black Comedy by Gordon Cox

In the theatrical annals of wild and wicked stage plays, there are black comedies, blacker comedies, and blacker-than-the-dead-of-night comedies like “Hangmen.“  Prolific playwright Mar…

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Today on Broadway: Friday, April 22, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

“Hangmen” Broadway Reviews, Stage and Screen Icon Robert Morse Dies, “SIX” Makes a Wish Come True “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top t…

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