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The Ferryman (Photo: Joan Marcus)

Review: The Ferryman at Bernard Jacobs Theatre

Like one of those Celtic knots, Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, a story about a family in Northern Ireland set in 1981 amid the heyday of IRA menace, wills and weaves ...

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Elaine May in The Waverly Gallery (Photo: Brigitte Lacombe)

Review: The Waverly Gallery at Golden Theatre

The Waverly Gallery, on Broadway for the first time twenty years after its premiere, shows off playwright Kenneth Lonergan’s well-honed ability to craft naturalistic dialogue. But in chronicling how dementia ...

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King Kong (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

A Dialogue on Dialogues

In the wake of Ben Brantley and Jesse Green’s much-discussed joint review of King Kong, Exeunt NYC’s staff gathered to consider the virtues and drawbacks of a form the site ...

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Cher Show

Review: The Cher Show at Neil Simon Theatre

The thing about The Cher Show is that, at some point, you pass through the veil of real life where things like logic and sense bear down and you emerge ...

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Cherise Boothe, Nikiya Mathis, and Heather Alicia Simms in Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. (Photo: Monique Carboni)

Review: Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine at Signature Theatre

Undine Barnes (Cherise Boothe), fabulous and successful New York PR agent, is a self-made woman: she was born Sharona Watkins, a black girl from the Brooklyn projects who got a ...

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Review: About Alice at Theatre for a New Audience

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Does this love letter succeed in rectifying the public image of a lost soul mate? Alicia Kort reviews.

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Most Memorable Theater of 2018

We share what shows and performances stayed with us in 2018.

1 January


Review: Maestro at The Duke on 42nd Street

The Duke on 42nd St

A bio-play about Arturo Toscanini is drowned out by its own music. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

15 January


Review: Choir Boy at Manhattan Theatre Club

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Tender coming-of-age play with stirring music has grown since its Off-Broadway debut and provides shattering moments and an astonishing central performance. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

14 January


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Review: Train With No Midnight at HERE Arts Center

HERE Arts Center

Joseph Keckler's song cycle mixes an operatic baritone voice with pop music harmonies to create a distinctive theatrical beast. Lane Williamson reviews.

13 January


Review: Minefield at NYU Skirball

NYU Skirball Center

With rage, confusion, pain, and release a group of veterans unburden themselves with their stories of the past. Nicole Serratore reviews.

13 January

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Exeunt NYC Recommends: Winter

Broadway and music and festivals -- oh my! New York has it all this winter, and our critics share their top picks for December and January.

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A Dialogue on Dialogues

Our critics discuss the merit of dialogue reviews, the New York Times experimenting with them, and King Kong.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: November

Timely and topical plays debut on and off Broadway this November. A bit farther uptown, a Puccini masterpiece returns to the Metropolitan Opera for its hundredth anniversary. Our staff recommend all that and more!

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Exeunt NYC Recommends: October

Elaine May returns to Broadway. Anne Bogart brings ancient Greece to Brooklyn. Bedlam mashes up two classic plays. Our staff recommends all that and more this October.

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Review: Everything is Imaginable at New York Live Arts

New York Live Arts

Jack Ferver's evening of dance that centers queerness, obsession, and pain finds moments of levity and fun while delving deep.

11 January


Review: Minor Character at Under the Radar Festival

Public Theater

Six translations of Uncle Vanya at the same time. Absurdism ensues. Loren Noveck reviews.

11 January


Review: The Dead, 1904 at American Irish Historical Society

American Irish Historical Society

Immersive with a meal, this adaptation of James Joyce is still a bit dry (as was the roast turkey). Cameron Kelsall eats and reviews.

11 January


Review: Ink at Under the Radar Festival

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ink builds a link with artisans of the past, via the materiality of art objects. Curtis Russell reviews.

11 January

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Exeunt NYC Recommends: September

From saints to computers to the Constitution, we have many new works to recommend this month.

25 June
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Exeunt NYC Recommends: Summer

As the summer festivals begin and things quiet down on Broadway and Off, we have some theatrical treats to keep you busy around town and out-of-town.

18 June
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Confess Your Theater Sexual Awakening

Our critics confess the formative sexy shows, performances, and moments that stirred them.

4 June
Kev Berry

Taking Solace in the Comfort of Queer Art Created for Queer Audiences

Kev Berry reflects on Penny Arcade's Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! at Performance Space New York.