Misfire

‘A Behanding in Spokane’

A Behanding in Spokane

Before seeing The Lieutenant of Inishmore in 2006, I never expected to see a character in a Broadway play get shot in the head. Gunfire in plays generally happens offstage. Even when the shooting occurs in view of the audience, the sound effect is what gets our...

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Mollie Wilson O'Reilly is Commonweal's associate editor at large. She blogs at dotCommonweal.