Cast Announced For The Irish Premiere of Hangmen by Martin McDonagh

Riding high on the success of his latest movie ‘The Banshees Of Inisheerin’, Martin McDonagh returns in 2023 with a his play HANGMEN at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre. The play has previously run in London & New York to rave reviews, including 5 stars from The Guardian.

Today, the full cast for Hangmen has been announced featuring Aisling O’Sullivan (Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Joyride), Anthony Morris (Endgame, Red Rock, The Dry, Titanic: Blood and Steel), Daniel Reardon (Chekhov’s First Play, The Rehearsal, This Beach) Denis Conway (The Lonesome West, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Aisha, Brooklyn), Gary Lydon (The Banshees of Inisherin, Brooklyn, Borstal Boy, The Clinic), Joe Hanley (Sisters, The Shawshank Redemption, The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jonice Elmore (Masters of the Air, The English Game, Shameless, Downton Abbey), Killian Scott (Love/Hate, Dublin Murders, and Marvel’s forthcoming TV series Secret Invasion), Olivia Byrne (Pixie), Peter Gowen (The Lieutenant Of Inishmore, Love/Hate, The Tudors), Robbie O’Connor (Fair City, Staging The Treaty, The Doireann Project) and Stephen O’Leary (Fair City, Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope, Smalltown).

While The creative team is led by director Andrew Flynn who has a long association with McDonagh’s work including The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Pillowman and A Skull in Connemara, which received 3 nominations in The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.

The play runs from 11th March to 8th April 2023, with tickets on sale now.

“In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the local reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit…”

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