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Little Shop of Horrors (Photo: Emilio Madrid-Kuser)

Review: Little Shop of Horrors at Westside Theatre

The current Off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors is exactly what fans want. It’s a tight, intimate production with quality singing and an A+ puppet. I’ve never seen the show ...

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"The Lehman Trilogy" at Park Avenue Armory (Photo: Stephanie Berger)

A Contemplation of Design

As the meltdown over the removal of the Les Miserables revolve has taught us, audiences care about design (and possibly they also hold onto the past a little too tightly).   Far ...

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The cast of Timon of Athens at TFANA. Photo: Henry Grossman.

Review: Timon of Athens at Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Lady Timon (Kathryn Hunter) is a wealthy hostess in Athens, famed for her generosity. And she certainly seems to be the bee’s knees. Her guests gush about her: the connoisseur ...

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Carla Gugino (Carol), Jo Mei (Lola), Celeste Arias (Anna), Gabby Beans (Bonnie), and Miriam Silverman (Esther) in Anatomy of a Suicide. Photo: Ahron R. Foster

Review: Anatomy of a Suicide at Atlantic Theater Company

The emotional weight in Alice Birch’s Anatomy of a Suicide (winner of the 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize) is almost unbearable: three generations of women unable to escape a legacy ...

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Review: Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice at the Pershing Square Signature Center

How can anyone not love the decade of free love? The sixties, home to tie dye and loud patterns and the woo-woo culture of mysticism, psychedelia, and uninhibited intellectual and ...

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Review: The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church

online

Revisiting a personally pivotal Daniel Kitson show now streaming online, Nicole Serratore visits her past self.

20 May

Features

Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

Our critics gather to talk about what theater they are watching online and why.

10 May


Reviews

Review: Performance for One

online

A one-on-one theater theater piece online asks questions about the role of audience and the power of memory. Nicole Serratore reviews.

18 May

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Review: Beirut and The Honeycomb Trilogy

online

Joey Sims compares two approaches to Zoom plays that have emerged during quarantine: the more traditional theatre-like style of MCC's "Beirut" and the scrappier, internet-acknowledging "The Honeycomb Trilogy" from Gideon Productions.

15 May

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Review: November on Spotlight on Plays

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A polished streamed reading shows the possibility of the format, but launches with a dated satirical Mamet play. Cameron Kelsall streams and reviews.

8 May

Features

Viral Content for Our Viral Moment?

Loren Noveck muses on capturing a little bit of live theater's spark in Instagram monologues.

5 May


Features
Joey Sims

Finding Connection With Theater Online

While the impact of online theater varies, Joey Sims finds there is still connection to be made and even something new to discover.

Nicole Serratore

Letter from the Editor

Thinking of you all during this unprecedented moment.

Joey Sims

Two Weeks of Theater Streaming

Self-isolation has led to an explosion of online theater streaming options. Joey Sims shares a few.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: March 2020

Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Claudia Rankine, Rose Byrne, Katrina Lenk, and Katori Hall -- those names barely scratch the surface of all there is to offer on New York stages this month!

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Review: What Do We Need To Talk About?

online

Richard Nelson brings his Apply Family back for a Zoom call for our times. Joey Sims reviews the streaming experience.

30 April

Reviews

Review: Hamlet at Festival D’Avignon 2008

Schaubühne Theatre

Mud, laughs, and tears. Nicole Serratore streams Hamlet with Lars Eidinger and she's not okay.

5 April

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Review: 72 Miles to Go…at Roundabout Theatre

Laura Pels Theatre

Hilary Bettis’s new play works best when it trusts its smallness. Joey Sims reviews.

18 March

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Review: Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons

Rebellious and fractious, this new musical never quite pulls off its intentional tonal dissonance. Nicole Serratore reviews.

16 March


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30 January
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Exeunt NYC Recommends: February 2020

Off-Broadway dominates this month's recommendations column. Our critics celebrate the diversity of material on display all over New York City stages.


29 December
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Most Memorable of the Decade

Exeunt critics reflect on the their most memorable theatrical experiences of past ten years.


26 December
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Most Memorable Theater of 2019

The Exeunt critics look back on 2019 and recall their most memorable theater moments.


9 December
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Theaters That Formed Us: A World Tour

Our critics remember the buildings, spaces, and theater companies which first introduced them to the stage.