Walken comes to B'way in new Martin McDonagh play

NEW YORK (AP) - November 30, 2009

Christopher Walken will play a man searching for his missing hand in "A Behanding in Spokane," Martin McDonagh's black comedy opening March 4 on Broadway.

Producer Robert Fox says Walken will be joined by Anthony Mackie, Sam Rockwell and Zoe Kazan in the play, which begins previews Feb. 15 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. John Crowley directs.

Walken won an Oscar for his role in "The Deer Hunter." The 66-year-old actor has also appeared in the films "Annie Hall," "Pennies From Heaven," "Wedding Crashers" and the musical version of "Hairspray."

McDonagh is the author of the Tony-nominated plays "The Beauty Queen of Leenane (leen-AN')," "The Lonesome West" and "The Pillowman."

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