Going for the gore in 'Inishmore' | June 22, 2012 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |


Palo Alto Weekly

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.

This story contains 898 words.

If you are a paid subscriber, check to make sure you have logged in. Otherwise our system cannot recognize you as having full free access to our site.

If you are a paid print subscriber and haven't yet set up an online account, click here to get your online account activated.


There are no comments yet for this post