Mercy Killers (3 stars)

This article is from 2013

Mercy Killers

Broadway's Michael Milligan gives heart-breaking performance

This searing one man show manages to make politics personal, largely thanks to a heart-breaking performance from leading man and Broadway actor Michael Milligan. What could have been painfully simplistic or horribly over-played, is executed with considered pace here, in all its devastating detail unfolds.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 26 Aug, 2.45pm, £8–£10 (£7–£9).

Mercy Killers

  • 3 stars

Harold Clurman Lab Theater. Tea Party faithful Joe (Broadway actor Michael Milligan) is driven to a fateful decision when his wife gets sick and loses her health insurance. 'An emotionally compelling rollercoaster of a ride, thoroughly convincing in its evocation of Joe, a good-old boy auto-mechanic who has pretty much…