Ben Brantley of The New York Times sums it up best: "The Lieutenant of Inishmore is the funniest show in town and a guaranteed adrenaline booster. See it." Academy Award-winner Martin McDonagh has written this smart, thrilling and hilarious new play that won the Olivier Award, London's equivalent of the Tony Award. Everyone in New York is buzzing about how great it is. The Lieutenant of Inishmore is a brilliant tale about a ruthless soldier and the one thing he loves more than anything else in the world...his little black cat, Wee Thomas. It all builds to a stunning surprise that has audiences laughing in disbelief. You've got to see it to believe it.
“This is the funniest show in town and a guaranteed adrenaline booster. See it.” - Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“The smartest, funniest new work on broadway.” -Elysa Gardner, USA Today
"It has an outrageous brand of humor I guarantee you've never seen before. Black comedy at its best!" - Jeffrey Lyons, NBC
"Outrageous fun!" - Michael Kuchwara, A.P.
"Explosive laughs!" - Michael Sommers, Star-Ledger
"Brilliant & weirdly exhilarating. Superb!" - Howard Kissel, Daily News
"One of the funniest plays I've seen in ages." - Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal
David Wilson Barnes, Jordan Bridges, Andrew Connolly, Christopher Denham, Dashiell Eaves, Peter Gerety, Jerzy Gwiazdowski, Alison Pill
Author: Martin McDonagh
Director: Wilson Milam
Producer: Inishmore Productions LLC
Press Agent: Boneau/Bryan-Brown
Nominated for 5 2006 Tony Awards:
- Best Play
- Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play - David Wlmot
- Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play - Domhnall Gleeson
- Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play - Alison Pill
- Best Direction of a Play - Wilson Milam
Winner Olivier Award for Best Comedy
Winner 2006 Obie Award for Playwrighting
Nominated for 2006 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play
Nominated for 4 2006 Lucille Lortel Awards:
Nominated for 4 2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards:
- Outstanding Play - Winner!
- Outstanding Director - Wilson Milam
- Outstanding Lead Actor - David Wilmot - Winner!
- Outstanding Featured Actor - Domhnall Gleeson
- Outstanding Broadway Play
- Outstanding Actor in a Play - David Wilmot
- Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - Peter Gerety
- Outstanding Direction of a Play - Wilson Milam