WORLD PREMIERE OF MARTIN McDONAGH’s
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE
CHRISTOPHER WALKEN, SAM ROCKWELL,
ANTHONY MACKIE AND ZOE KAZAN,
DIRECTED BY JOHN CROWLEY
BEGINS PREVIEWS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15
TO OPEN ON BROADWAY
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010
AT THE GERALD SCHOENFELD THEATRE
FOR 16 WEEKS ONLY
Academy Award-winner Martin McDonagh’s A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, starring stars Academy Award-winner Christopher Walken and stage and screen stars Sam Rockwell, Anthony Mackie and Zoe Kazan will begin previews Monday, February 15. Directed by directed by John Crowley, the production will play on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE, McDonagh’s first play to originate on Broadway, open on Thursday, March 4. The production will play a strict 16 week engagement.
The title is just the starting point; take a man searching for his missing hand (Walken), two con artists out to make a few hundred bucks (Mackie and Kazan), and an overly curious hotel clerk (Rockwell), and the rest is up for grabs. A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE is Martin McDonagh’s hilariously black comedy, a world premiere which marks McDonagh’s first American-set play.
The design team is comprised of Scott Pask (Scenic and Costume), who won a Tony Award for his set design for The Pillowman, and Brian MacDevitt (Lighting), who won a Tony Award for his lighting design for The Pillowman.
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE will be produced by Robert Fox, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Debra Black, Stephanie P. McClelland, Ostar, Roger Berlind, Scott Rudin and The Shubert Organization.