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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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Moulin Rouge (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

The Trouble With Timbers

Alex Timbers may feel you did not fully appreciate Rocky: Das Musical. In 2013, when Alex Timbers was handed the huge budget of a Rocky stage musical (and the playground of ...

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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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Review: Fear in the Western World at The Doxsee

Deep in the catacombs beneath a new, fancy gated community is the sound of howling and keening. Is it ghosts? Monsters? Or something decidedly more human?   This bizarro world of gun ...

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Jakeim Hart, Max William Bartos, Zara Devlin, Sam Poon, Brenock O'Connor, Brendan C. Callahan, and Gian Perez in Sing Street. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Review: Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop

What Sing Street gets right, it gets really right, and most of that has to do with music: how we live inside it, how we express ourselves through it, how ...

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Review: Others at Loading Dock Theatre

Loading Dock

A silent film rendered on stage by live bodies can't achieve the effects of its source medium. Lane Williamson reviews.

21 January


Most Memorable of the Decade

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

29 December


Review: Emojiland The Musical at The Duke on 42nd Street

The Duke on 42nd St

What do a nerd, a princess, a skull, and poo have in common? They are characters in this "infectious" musical that takes place, where else, in your phone. Joey Sims reviews.

20 January


Review: Beth Leavel at Feinstein’s/54 Below

54 Below

The Tony-winning powerhouse shows why she's a star in this intimate celebration of her career at Feinstein's/54 Below. Lane Williamson reviews.

20 January


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Review: Cezary Goes to War at La MaMa

LaMama E.T.C.

Breaking down toxic masculinity in the military and life, Cezary Tomaszewski's dance-driven piece reminds us of the joys of being ourselves. Nicole Serratore reviews.

18 January


Review: Ellen West at the Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center

Misery is abundant in this new opera by Ricky Ian Gordon. Joey Sims reviews.

18 January

Exeunt Staff

Most Memorable Theater of 2019

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

Exeunt Staff

Theaters That Formed Us: A World Tour

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

Exeunt Staff

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.

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.

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Review: How to Load a Musket at 59E59 Theaters

59E59 Theaters

Talene Monahon's new play is based on interviews with historical reenactors, but in a moment of political tension, their love of history is called into doubt. Joey Sims reviews.

18 January


Review: Jagged Little Pill at Broadhurst Theatre

Broadhurst Theatre

Exploiting one character's trauma to help others to their emotional growth, this new musical tokenizes the experiences of vulnerable people. Teresa Kilzi reviews.

17 January


Review: Blood Moon at Baruch Performing Arts Center

Baruch Performing Arts Center

This hauntingly beautiful chamber opera by Garrett Fischer and Ellen McLaughlin gets a stunning production at Prototype. Loren Noveck reviews.

14 January


Review: The Conversationalists at Bushwick Starr

Bushwick Starr

Nicole Serratore experienced sensory overload in this storytelling show with where the audience is meant to imagine an imaginary movie.

13 January

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28 October
Exeunt Staff

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!

29 September
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: October 2019

From Tina Turner to Tony Kushner, there's something to suit every taste this month.

23 September
Patrick Maley

Finding Community with ShakesBEER

8 years of Shakespearean pubcrawls has taught the artists behind ShakesBEER a lot. Patrick Maley explores the history of this NYC tradition.

26 August
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: September 2019

From British imports on Broadway to experimental art downtown, Exeunt NYC recommends it all and more this September.