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‘Hangmen’ Is a Suspenseful and Dark Comedy
Entertainment, Features, New York

‘Hangmen’ Is a Suspenseful and Dark Comedy

Hangmen is a wonderful work by playwright Martin McDonagh, who also directed and wrote the screenplay for the Golden Globe award-winning movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. Directed by Matthew Dunster, it’s an entertaining and enthralling show that holds the audience’s interest with dark humor and twists and turns, a tribute to Martin McDonagh as…

By the Sweat of Their Brows…
Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, National

By the Sweat of Their Brows…

In 2017, Sweat won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Playwright Lynn Nottage based her play on interviews with steelworkers in Reading, Pennsylvania, conducted in 2011, at a time when the U.S. Census Bureau officially ranked Reading as one of the poorest cities in America.  Nottage cast her factory worker characters against a background of job…

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