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'Hilarious ‘Hangmen’ is the best new play on Broadway' New York Post


Johnny Oleksinski from the New York Post reviews Hangmen on Broadway

'You’re absolutely wracked with guilt at “Hangmen” — from laughing so hard at the many, many inappropriate jokes. A crude sight gag near the end had me practically dry heaving.

That nonstop naughtiness is what makes Martin McDonagh’s killer satire the best new play on Broadway by a green mile.

The Brit’s comedy, which opened Thursday night at the Golden Theatre, is a heaping scoop of jaw-droppers and taboos — albeit with a sophisticated takeaway about the justice system — that’ll make wimps clutch their pearls for dear life. The rest of us can’t help but chuckle at the macabre madness.'

As twisty as McDonagh’s script is Anna Fleischle’s phenomenal set — the best this year of any show, play or musical — that’s a veritable Russian doll of scenic surprises.

Read the full review of Hangmen via The New York Post

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