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Arts & Entertainment - June 22, 2012

Going for the gore in 'Inishmore'

Players production doesn't pull any punches with Irish playwright's bloodiest dark comedy

by Chad Jones

Bloody, bloody Martin McDonagh, a playwright who never met a severed limb he didn't want to feature in a starring role. For another week in San Francisco (at the SF Playhouse), McDonagh's most recent play, "A Behanding in Spokane," features not just one severed hand but dozens. There's even the equivalent of a food fight, but with severed hands instead of Jell-O.

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