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A Behanding In Spokane - 2010 - Broadway

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The title is just the starting point; take a man searching for his missing hand (Christopher Walken), two con artists out to make a few hundred bucks (Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan), and an overly curious hotel clerk (Sam Rockwell), and the rest is up for grabs. A Behanding in Spokane is Academy Award-winner Martin McDonagh's hilariously black comedy, a world premiere which marks McDonagh's first American-set play.

Schedule

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
236 West 45th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For A Behanding In Spokane


The Duchess of Malfi and A Behanding in Spokane - Village Voice
This is McDonagh's first play set in America and his second, after The Pillowman, not located in his native Ireland. He takes to certain of our idioms ("a coon's age," "y'know," "motherfucker"), but A Behanding lacks the lyricism of his earlier works. It also lacks their substance. That no one dies is not the only reason this amusing, harmless piece proves less affecting than any of his previous works. Instead of making the door to this hotel room one of the "ten thousand several," McDonagh has merely hung a metaphorical "Do Not Disturb" sign on it.

What the Right Hand Is Doing - Wall Street Journal
You're welcome to interpret "A Behanding in Spokane" as a fable about two lost souls who have more in common than they realize—Mervyn, the hotel clerk, is fully as interesting a character as the mysterious Mr. Carmichael—or you can relax and revel in the virtuosity with which Mr. McDonagh stuffs wildly funny words into the mouths of his cast. Either way, you'll spend an hour and a half laughing nonstop.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - June 6, 2010
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE starring Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role; Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan will play its final performance today A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE is playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). Directed by John Crowley, the play opened March 4 and must close Sunday, June 6 after playing a strict 16-week engagement.
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2010
This is the final week to see A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE starring Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his rol; Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2010
Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken stopped by the CBS 'Early Show' to talk about his must-see performance in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE. Academy Award-winner Martin McDonagh's A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, starring Christopher Walken and stage and screen stars Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan plays on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2010
Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who has received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on the 'CBS Early Show' this Saturday, May 22. The show airs from 7:00am to 9:00am on Channel 2, WCBS in the New York area. Check local listings for times outside the New York area.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010
Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post, and series executive producer Susan Haskins.
by Broadway Beat - May 19, 2010
The Tony Awards Nominations were announced Tuesday, May 4th and the Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 13, 2010. The day after the nominations, on Wednesday, May 5th, Broadway Beat talked to nearly all of the nominated stars in advance of a special two-part Broadway Beat Tony Awards extravanganza. Every day, we'll be presenting unedited, raw 'Short Takes' sneak peeks of some of these amazing interviews. Next up - Christopher Walken, nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performance in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE. Read the transcript of his interview below!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2010
Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post, and series executive producer Susan Haskins.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2010
Last night, May 13, A BEHADING IN SPOKANE's Sam Rockwell was the featured guest on NBC's 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,' where he spoke about what it was like to work with Christopher Walken on stage and Mickey Roarke on screen. Click below to watch the segment, in addition to his impressive dance entrance (complete with split).
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010
Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who has just received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on 'TheaterTalk.' TheaterTalk airs on Thirteen Friday, May 14 at 12:30am and on CUNY TV Saturday, May 15th at 8:30 PM; Sunday, May 16th at 12:30 PM and Monday, May 17th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010
Tune in to see Sam Rockwell, star of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' tonight, Thursday, May 13. The show airs in the New York area on WNBC-TV Channel 4 at 12:35am. Check local listings for times outside the New York area.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010
There are only 4 more weeks to see A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE starring Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who just received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role, Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010
Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken, who has just received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for his role in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on 'TheaterTalk.' TheaterTalk airs on Thirteen Friday, May 14 at 12:30am and on CUNY TV Saturday, May 15th at 8:30 PM; Sunday, May 16th at 12:30 PM and Monday, May 17th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM, and 7:30 PM.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2010
Sam Rockwell, star of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, stopped by 'Late Show with David Letterman' last night to talk about the play and his starring role in Iron Man 2.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010
Sam Rockwell, star of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, will appear on 'Late Show with David Letterman' tonight, Monday, May 10. The show airs in the New York area on WCBS2 11:35PM - 12:35PM. Check listings for times outside the New York area.
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2010
In an interview with The New York Post Christopher Walkin chatted about always playing the bad guys, Tony nominations and 'Theatre of Blood' The Musical.