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Mary Jane, Hangmen Win New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards

The honors will be presented this May.

Carrie Coon in the New York Theatre Workshop production of Mary Jane.
(© Joan Marcus & Lisa Berg)

The New York Drama Critics' Circle has named Mary Jane best play of the 2017-18 season. Hangmen was named best foreign play. The selections were made at the organization's voting meeting on May 3, with the awards to be presented on May 10.

Mary Jane, written by Amy Herzog and directed by Anne Kauffman, received its world premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre in May 2017 and its New York premiere at New York Theatre Workshop on September 25, 2017. The New York production closed on October 29, 2017.

Hangmen, written by Martin McDonagh and directed by Matthew Dunster, had its world premiere at London's Royal Court Theatre in September 2015, before receiving its West End premiere on December 7, 2015. The play's New York premiere was February 5, 2018 at the Atlantic Theater Company; the production closed March 25, 2018.

Special citations were voted to Park Avenue Armory for adventurous theater programming; to the theater company Transport Group; and to the staging, design, and illusions of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.