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A Behanding in Spokane

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Martin McDonagh 

  • Setting

    A dingy American hotel room, the present day.

  • Notes

    The first of McDonagh's plays to be set in America.

  • Synopsis

    Take a man searching for his missing hand, two con artists out to make a few hundred bucks, and an overly curious hotel clerk, and the rest is up for grabs.

    Carmichael has been searching for his missing left hand for over a quarter of a century. Enter two bickering lovebirds with a hand to sell, and a hotel clerk with an aversion to gunfire, and the stage is set for a rollercoaster of love, hate, desperation and hope.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    04 March 2010

  • Production Notes

    Produced by the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, New York.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First staged in the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, New York.

Original Cast  
Marilyn Zoe Kazan
Toby Anthony Mackie
Mervyn Sam Rockwell
Carmichael Christopher Walken
Production Team  
Director John Crowley
Lighting Designer Brian MacDevitt
Sound Designer David Van Tieghem
Set and Costume Design Scott Pask

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The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings and from the company website.