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Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street San Diego, CA 92110
619-337-1525
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42 reviews
27 stars
The lot next to the theater is great IF you get there early. The attendants gave us a voucher to park at a nearby hotel for free, but the delay cut into our dinner time. We managed to grab a great casual dinner quick and cheap at a local Mexican joint with great street tacos and make it to the play in time. Show runs long so use the rest room before it starts!
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33 events
23 reviews
3 stars
We enjoyed dinner in the patio of the Cosmopolitan Hotel having parked in Cygnet's designated parking lot first and then did the 1 1/2 block walk.
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Behanding in Spokane"
39 ratings
3.7 average rating
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32 events
13 reviews
48 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 is why I'm not recognized today as a play-write. The acting was fine, but...continued

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12 events
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
19 events
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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Quotes & Highlights

“A perfect, demented marriage of character and environment… you can’t help grinning like a fool.” —The New York Times

Description

All Carmichael wants is a hand… his hand.

A Behanding in Spokane is the hilarious dark comedy from award-winning Irish playwright, Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, The Lieutenant of Inishmore). The title is just the starting point; take a man searching for his missing hand, two con artists out to make a few hundred bucks, and an overly curious hotel clerk, and the rest is up for grabs.