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A Behanding in Spokane

Cygnet at Old Town Theatre (San Diego, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

39 ratings
3.7 average rating
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21 reviews
11 stars
attended Jan 26 2012

Darkly comic - not for the faint-hearted or those who dislike bad language. Excellent direction and acting, as we've come to expect from Cygnet. They're to be congratulated on risking this one.

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10 reviews
22 stars
attended Jan 22 2012

It was an odd play. I'm glad that I saw it, but I wouldn't go see it again. Leaving the theater I thought to myself that it reminded me of some of my own writing, which... continued

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 27 2012

A Behanding in Spokane was GREAT....Very Quentin Tarantino-esque. Super intense, funny, and the acting was superb. I highly reccommend it!!!
Loved the cast~I would see it again~

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Rob
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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 19 2012

It was a preview but the actors were not in tune with the dark humor of the play. The laughs were few and far between as a result.

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23 reviews
7 stars
attended Jan 22 2012

Not your average, run of the mill production for the Cygnet in Old Town - which is one of the many reasons why this play was so enjoyable! The cast (four actors) really... continued

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20 reviews
12 stars
attended Jan 22 2012

"A Behanding in Spokane" is by far the worse show I have ever experienced, and I have seen many plays over the years.The Cygnet Theatre Company typically has very high... continued

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11 reviews
21 stars
attended Feb 05 2012

The entire cast was great; the set and costumes were perfect. Gruesome humor may not appeal to everyone, but we loved the play. This is the fourth work by McDonagh that... continued

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

Hands down it was a fun ride. Good acting, an interesting situation, and some non-standard props.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

Great play. Very well done. Enjoyed it!!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

I really loved this play! Of course, I've been a long standing fan of the movie (In Bruges) , and though it had much of the same style. A short movie could likely be... continued

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1 review
4 stars
attended Jan 26 2012

Just saw it, and loved it. It is a very dark, politically incorrect dramady. If your feelings are hurt by profane languages and racial epithets, go see something else.... continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

what a performance for a smaller type theatre,for 90 minutes,my attention was totally captivated...also my fiance also ejoyed it as well.

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128 reviews
436 stars
attended Feb 19 2012

Very good production of a darkly funny play.

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30 reviews
13 stars
attended Jan 21 2012

Yes, a "dark comedy," as advertised, and a little quirky -- but fun. 3 out of 4 of us in our party really enjoyed it. I can definitely see Christopher Walken playing the lead (as he did on Broadway).

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15 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 29 2012

I thought this play had a lot of potential, but unfortunately it fell short of it.

There were a decent amount of humorous lines, but in between there was a bunch of... continued

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14 reviews
20 stars
attended Jan 21 2012

If you like"44 Inch Chest"kind of comedy you will love this play!I loved it,it's a dark comedy but great play!

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 25 2012

most everything in the play is a bit off key.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 11 2012

Great show! Very high energy. The language was a little rough but the show was very funny. Our seats were close enough that we felt like we were on stage with the actors.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 12 2012

The play was great, was my first time at this theater, there are no bad seats. No intermission, which I also liked as my time in the audience went by quickly.

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4 reviews
20 stars
attended Jan 27 2012

I have seen the movie in Bruges and absolutely loved it. So I came to the play with pity high expectations and let me tell you it did not disappoint. My friends and my... continued

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