‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’: Oh Gosh, I’ve Turned Into My Mother

Posted on: January 17th, 2017 by admin No Comments

The world has opened up for the poisonously insular mother and daughter of Martin McDonagh’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane, which has been given an expansive revival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. For starters, the rural Irish digs shared by Mag and Maureen Folan, one of the nastiest family units ever to grace (or disgrace) a stage, are larger than when this satanically funny pair first arrived in New York nearly two decades ago.