Thursday, May 26, 2022

Review: Fat Ham at the Public Theater by Loren Noveck

The quintessence of Hamlet, brilliantly and hilariously distilled into a young Black queer Southern man singing karaoke to Radiohead’s “Creep” at a backyard wedding barbecue. Loren Nov…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Review: Who Killed My Father at St. Ann’s Warehouse by Lane Williamson

Édouard Louis adapts and stars in an adaptation of his memoir about his difficult relationship with his father and the ways the French government has failed. Lane Williamson reviews. The p…

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Review: California at Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks by Nicole Serratore

Trish Harnetiaux's spooky comedy about fractured time, memory, and family blends melancholy with heart. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: California at Clubbed Thumb’s Summerwork…

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Review: Will You Come With Me? at MITU580 by Loren Noveck

A Turkish playwright homes in on the intersection of love and activism. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Will You Come With Me? at MITU580 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NYC.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Review: Which Way to the Stage at MCC by Cameron Kelsall

Ana Nogueira pens "a love letter to the geeks, queerdos, and obsessives" and their complicated relationship with musical theatre and each other. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Wh…

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Monday, May 9, 2022

Review: Into the Woods at New York City Center by Lane Williamson

Encores! expands its mission and delivers a fantastic revival of a very popular musical. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: Into the Woods at New York City Center appeared first on Ex…

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Sunday, May 8, 2022

Review: Wedding Band at Polonsky Shakespeare Center by Loren Noveck

Another lost classic by Alice Childress returns to the New York stage with a strong message but a muddy production. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Wedding Band at Polonsky Shakespear…

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Review: POTUS at the Shubert Theatre by Lane Williamson

Selina Fillinger's raucous comedy brings lots of needed laughs. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: POTUS at the Shubert Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NYC.

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Monday, April 25, 2022

Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at the Vivian Beaumont Theater by Cameron Kelsall

Thornton Wilder's ever-relevant play returns in a powerful, but inconsistent revival at Lincoln Center. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: The Skin of Our Teeth at the Vivian Beaumon…

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Review: Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera by Cameron Kelsall

The Met premieres another new production of Donizetti's opera, this time in the hands of Australian auteur Simon Stone. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Lucia di Lammermoor at the …

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Monday, April 18, 2022

Review: Cyrano de Bergerac at the BAM Harvey Theatre by Lane Williamson

James McAvoy gives a performance for the history books in Jamie Lloyd's bold revival. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: Cyrano de Bergerac at the BAM Harvey Theatre appeared first on…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Review: The Little Prince at the Broadway Theatre by Juliet Hindell

Juliet Hindell finds the stunts captivating, but the interpretation of a classic puzzling and without the magic and mystery of the original. The post Review: The Little Prince at the Broadwa…

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Monday, April 11, 2022

Review: Confederates at Signature Theatre by Patrick Maley

Dominique Morisseau "leaves the confines of realism...and offers a challenging new paradigm" in the second play of her Signature residency. Patrick Maley reviews. The post Review: Confedera…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Review: Suffs at the Public Theater by Loren Noveck

Shaina Taub's new musical tells a nuanced and complex history of the fight for women's suffrage. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Suffs at the Public Theater appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Review: Oratorio for Living Things at Ars Nova at Greenwich House by Lane Williamson

Ars Nova and composer Heather Christian present an indescribable, must-see theatrical experience where eighteen singers & musicians explore our individual and collective relationship to …

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Review: A Song of Songs at The Bushwick Starr by Daniel Krane

Daniel Krane felt the beating heart of this show, but it left him craving more love poems and less enigma. The post Review: A Song of Songs at The Bushwick Starr appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Monday, March 21, 2022

Review: The Life at New York City Center by Lane Williamson

Billy Porter directs and revises a concert production of this 1997 musical with varying degrees of success, but a standout performance by Ledisi is worth any bumps along the way. Lane Willia…

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

Review: Book of Mountains and Seas at St. Ann’s Warehouse by Loren Noveck

Basil Twist's simple, haunting puppets embody ancient Chinese myths. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Book of Mountains and Seas at St. Ann’s Warehouse appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Thursday, March 17, 2022

Review: what you are now at Ensemble Studio Theatre by Loren Noveck

Exposition bogs down a play about the neuroscience of memory and the persistence of trauma. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: what you are now at Ensemble Studio Theatre appeared first …

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

Review: The Chinese Lady at the Public Theater by Daniel Krane

Lloyd Suh's comedy exposes the hollow promise at the root of shallow theatrical representation. Daniel Krane reviews. The post Review: The Chinese Lady at the Public Theater appeared first o…

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Saturday, February 26, 2022

Review: Wolf Play at Soho Rep by Loren Noveck

Hansol Jung's new play at Soho Rep asks what it means to make a family, and how we live when that goes wrong. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Wolf Play at Soho Rep appeared first on E…

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Monday, February 21, 2022

Review: The Music Man at the Winter Garden Theatre by Lane Williamson

Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster star in a curiously flat revival that tries to reshape the musical to fit its stars. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: The Music Man at the Winter Gard…

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Review: The Merchant of Venice at Theatre for a New Audience by Patrick Maley

Director Arin Arbus digs into Shakespeare's play to show us, anew, what's been there all along. Patrick Maley reviews. The post Review: The Merchant of Venice at Theatre for a New Audience …

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Review: Space Dogs at MCC by Juliet Hindell

Juliet Hindell reviews an inventively wacky two-man musical about the unsung dog heroes at the heart of the Russian space program. The post Review: Space Dogs at MCC appeared first on Exeunt…

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Monday, February 14, 2022

Review: Skeleton Crew at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Patrick Maley

Dominique Morisseau's play is the centerpiece of her "Detroit Project" trilogy, and also its heart. Patrick J. Maley reviews. The post Review: Skeleton Crew at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatr…

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Review: Intimate Apparel at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater by Patrick Maley

New dimensions are drawn from the characters of Lynn Nottage's play in an operatic adaptation with music by Ricky Ian Gordon. Patrick J. Maley reviews. The post Review: Intimate Apparel at …

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Review: Four Quartets at BAM by Loren Noveck

Pam Tanowitz + T.S. Eliot + Kathleen Chalfant + Brice Marden = a cornucopia of dance theater. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Four Quartets at BAM appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NY…

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Review: Prayer for the French Republic at Manhattan Theatre Club by Juliet Hindell

Joshua Harmon's new play is poignant and passionate, though perhaps more than making its point. Juliet Hindell reviews. The post Review: Prayer for the French Republic at Manhattan Theatre C…

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Review: MJ the Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre by Juliet Hindell

Can the neon lights of Broadway make it possible for us to separate the less salubrious aspects of Michael Jackson's life from his musical legacy? Juliet Hindell reviews. The post Review: M…

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Theatre by Cameron Kelsall

The Tyrones face the opioid crisis and Covid-19 in Robert O'Hara's contemporary production. Cameron Kelsall reviews. The post Review: Long Day’s Journey into Night at the Minetta Lane Thea…

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Review: This Beautiful Future at Theaterlab by Lane Williamson

Young love ignores the consequences in a thrilling new play by Rita Kalnejais. Lane Williamson reviews. The post Review: This Beautiful Future at Theaterlab appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

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