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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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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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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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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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"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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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


Letter from the Editor

Thinking of you all during this unprecedented moment.

28 March


Two Weeks of Theater Streaming

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

28 March


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


Review: Girl from the North Country at Belasco Theatre

Belasco Theatre

Like Bob Dylan's music itself, this quasi-jukebox musical from Conor McPherson is filled with yearning, sadness, and humanity. Patrick Maley reviews.

16 March

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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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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.

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Most Memorable of the Decade

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

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Most Memorable Theater of 2019

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

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Review: Endlings at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop

Celine Song's new play mixes brutal truth, barnstorming set pieces, and a bit of magic. Joey Sims reviews.

11 March


Review: West Side Story at Broadway Theatre

Broadway Theatre

Ivo van Hove brings fresh eyes to West Side Story in this video-heavy production and with it makes something wholly original. Lane Williamson shakes off van Hove fatigue and finds pleasure again in van Hove's work.

8 March


Review: Coal Country at Public Theater

Public Theater

Potent, vivid documentary theater about 2010 West Virginia mine disaster with music by Steve Earle. Jordan G. Teicher reviews.

5 March


Review: The Perplexed at Manhattan Theatre Club

New York City Center - Stage I

Juan Ramirez finds no joy in this "lifeless production" of Richard Greenberg's new play, with a "dire lack of dramatic tension."

4 March

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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.

2 December
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Exeunt NYC Recommends: Winter Edition

Broadway, opera, festivals, imports and more. Who says things have to slow down once the cold weather hits? Our critics have your winter theater-going plans covered.

19 November
Joey Sims

Theatre Row Makes Space For The Kitchen Sink

Theatre Row gets reinvented with new residencies, a staff change, and a facelift. Joey Sims investigates these changes.

28 October
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Exeunt NYC Recommends: November 2019

This November, Alanis is on Broadway. Samuel D. Hunter is at Lincoln Center. And Dolly's back in town (well, sort of). Check out our critics' picks!