Free Reading The Pillowman: A Play –

While still in his twenties, the Anglo Irish playwright Martin McDonagh has filled houses in New York and London, been showered with the theatre world s most prestigious accolades, and electrified audiences with his cunningly crafted and outrageous tragicomedies With echoes of Stoppard and Kafka, his latest drama, The Pillowman, is the viciously funny and seriously disturbing tale of a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child murders occurring in his town