Martin McDonagh News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1970 (46)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Jobsite Theater Completes Irish Comedy Trilogy with A SKULL IN CONNEMARAPhoto Flash: Jobsite Theater Completes Irish Comedy Trilogy with A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Jobsite Theater, resident theater company of the Straz Center, completes the pitch-black Irish comedy trilogy set in rural west Ireland just in time for St. Patrick's Day this year with Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara, which runs Mar. 17 - Apr. 9, 2017, in the Straz's Shimberg Playhouse. (more...)

SANCTIONS, SKELETON CREW, 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' Highlight Northlight Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonSANCTIONS, SKELETON CREW, 'GEORGIA MCBRIDE' Highlight Northlight Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 43rd season, opening with the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Sanctions, directed by BJ Jones and featuring Mary Beth Fisher. (more...)

Ophelia's Jump Theatre presents A BEHANDING IN SPOKANEOphelia's Jump Theatre presents A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Ophelia's Jump Productions announces the second production of their fifth season with A Behanding in Spokane, a 2010 black comedy written by the award-winning Irish playwright Martin McDonagh. Due to a scheduling conflict with their recent location, this production will be performed in an industrial space located at 2114 Porterfield Way in Upland, located next door to LAST NAME BREWING. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at The Usual PlaceBWW Preview: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at The Usual Place
by Debbie Hall - Feb 20, 2017

A Public Fit, an emerging Las Vegas theater organization, is presenting the edgy drama, The Tony Award-winning play, 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' from Feb. 17-March 5. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE: Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears a CrownBWW Review: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE: Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears a Crown
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 17, 2017

ArtsEmerson presents the Druid Theatre Company production of Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, directed by Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes and featuring Tony Award-winner Marie Mullen. Rounding out the stellar cast are Aisling O' Sullivan, Marty Rea, and Aaron Monaghan. This is a powerful piece of theater that should not be missed. (more...)

THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at Sharadin Bigler TheatreTHE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at Sharadin Bigler Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The Cripple of Inishmaan is a dark yet surprisingly touching comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh. Witness a remote Irish village in the 1930s in which everyone goes a little crazy - and they're rather crazy under normal circumstances - when they hear that filmmakers from Hollywood will be making a movie in their town. (more...)

Giles Davies, David Jenkins and More Lead CLOUD 9 at Jobsite TheatreGiles Davies, David Jenkins and More Lead CLOUD 9 at Jobsite Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Jobsite Theatre is excited to announce complete casting for Caryl Churchill's Cloud 9, closing our season this July! The show goes into rehearsal in June.  Immediately next up is Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara in March (casting already announced and going into rehearsal on Feb. 6) and then Israel Horovitz's Gloucester Blue (still in casting). (more...)

Irish Theatre of Chicago Sets Lineup for 2017 NEW IRISH VOICES FESTIVALIrish Theatre of Chicago Sets Lineup for 2017 NEW IRISH VOICES FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Following its sell-out hit The Weir, Irish Theatre of Chicago will continue its 2016-17 Season with THE NEW IRISH VOICES FESTIVAL, three weekends of staged readings from some of Ireland's most exciting new playwrights, never before produced in the U.S. (more...)

Jobsite Returns to McDonagh's Ireland with A SKULL IN CONNEMARAJobsite Returns to McDonagh's Ireland with A SKULL IN CONNEMARA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Jobsite Theater, resident theater company of the Straz Center, completes the pitch-black Irish comedy trilogy set in rural Ireland just in time for St. Patrick's Day this year with Martin McDonagh's A Skull in Connemara, which runs Mar. 17 - Apr. 9, 2017, in the Straz's Shimberg Playhouse. (more...)

Martin McDonagh's THE PILLOWMAN Comes to NE PortlandMartin McDonagh's THE PILLOWMAN Comes to NE Portland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Life In Arts Productions will present the company's inaugural production, The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, beginning February 10th at The Headwater Theatre. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Productions Announces Further Details For Its Spring 2017 SeasonTheatre Royal Bath Productions Announces Further Details For Its Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces further details for its Spring 2017 season which includes Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party and two UK premieres in The German Season at the Olivier Award-winning Ustinov Studio, Plastic and The Mentor. (more...)

BWW Review: Tony Winners Garry Hynes and Marie Mullen Revisit Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANEBWW Review: Tony Winners Garry Hynes and Marie Mullen Revisit Martin McDonagh's THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE
by Michael Dale - Jan 17, 2017

The 1998 Tony Award ceremony was quite a history-making night, as THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE's Garry Hynes became the first woman to be awarded a Tony for directing a play. Her honor was received mere minutes before THE LION KING's Julie Taymor became the first woman awarded a Tony for directing a musical. (more...)

Bluebird Arts to Stage THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE in English, RussianBluebird Arts to Stage THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE in English, Russian
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

On the heels of its 20th Anniversary, Bluebird Arts - Chicago's only English-Russian Theatre Company - announces dual productions of The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh will close its 2016-17 season. (more...)

Jury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film FestivalJury Members Announced for 2017 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sundance Institute will convene 24 experts in film, art, culture and science to award feature-length work shown at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival (more...)

Review Roundup: Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh-Led THE PRESENT- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh-Led THE PRESENT- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Jan 8, 2017

Andrew Upton's new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first play, Platonov, The Present opens tonight at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 19, 2017. THE PRESENT features the Sydney Theatre Company cast of 13, each making their Broadway debut, including Cate Blanchett (Anna) and Richard Roxburgh (Mikhail). (more...)

Tom Holland, Lucas Hedges Among BAFTA's 2017 Rising Star Award NomineesTom Holland, Lucas Hedges Among BAFTA's 2017 Rising Star Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

BAFTA has unveiled this year's selection of its EE Rising Star Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by upcoming actors, and is the only award voted for solely by the public. (more...)

Original Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAMOriginal Director, Star to Reunite for Druid's 20th Anniversary Production of THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Druid Theatre will remount Martin McDonagh's sensational, award-winning dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, at BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St.) this winter. (more...)

Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that stage and screen stars Ari Graynor, Stefania LaVie Owen and Justice Smith will join the previously announced Lucas Hedges in the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Hosts Community Conversations for BEAUTY QUEEN This FridayCenter Theatre Group Hosts Community Conversations for BEAUTY QUEEN This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Center Theatre Group will host a Community Conversations event for the Druid production of Martin McDonagh's "The Beauty Queen of Leenane," currently playing at the Mark Taper Forum, with a pre-show panel discussion to be held on Friday, December 2. Titled "Martin McDonagh and What Makes Irish Theatre Irish," the event will feature a discussion about McDonagh's Irish style, the legacy of his work and why it's so appealing to audiences. The discussion will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at The Music Center Annex building, 601 W. Temple Street, in Rehearsal Room A, and will feature experts on Irish literature and culture as well as Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Opens at Mark Taper ForumPhoto Flash: THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE Opens at Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Center Theatre Group opened the Druid production of 'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' this week. See all the fabulous photos from the event below. (more...)

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