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Review: West Side Story at Broadway Theatre

The hallmarks that define Ivo van Hove’s work are all present in his new revival of West Side Story. There’s the stark minimalism, the muted color palette, the live video, ...

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Finding Connection With Theater Online

A friend who shall go unnamed recently wrote to me, in one of many despondent threads I have going right now: “Tell you one thing I am absolutely not engaging ...

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Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

Joey Sims: The comfort of the familiar? During quarantine we have seen a huge response for streams of well-known shows, such as Phantom of the Opera; recordings from big-name theaters, like ...

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Review: Joinification Ceremony for the Church of FemAnimism

In these socially-distant times, can we find ways to enjoy live performance together? Sibyl Kempson and her company, 7 Daughters of Eve, have invented an online form that shows we ...

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Review: Hamlet at Festival D'Avignon 2008

Lars Eidinger enters the scene wearing nothing but lace boyshorts and thigh high stockings. He applies stage blood to drip from his nipples. He dons a blond wig and sunglasses. ...

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Review: we need your listening at Ice Factory Festival

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A Zoom show about listening and distance offers moments of connection, with a surprise appearance of a cat. Nicole Serratore reviews.

31 July

Features

Theater 2020: The Season That Wasn’t

With a shortened 2020 theater season, we focus on the exciting artists we came across in 2020 and who we want to see more from in a post-pandemic theater world order.

26 July


Reviews

Review: Beginning Days of True Jubilation at Ice Factory 2020

The first piece in an all-virtual Ice Factory festival uses corporate meeting technology to deconstruct the trajectory of a tech start-up. Loren Noveck reviews.

25 July

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Review: The Weir at Irish Repertory Streaming

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An online rendering of Conor McPherson's The Weir highlights our pandemic loneliness. Pat Maley reviews.

23 July

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Review: A School for Fools

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Belarus Free Theatre expands the boundaries of a laptop or tablet with their imaginative livestream experience. Daniel Krane reviews.

15 July

Features

How The Doors Were Opened, and What Comes Next

The George Floyd protests opened up theater lobbies and has prompted a new dialogue about theater and race. Joey Sims investigates.

9 July


Features
Joey Sims

Stage Managing One Zoom At A Time

Stage managers pivot to Zoom. Joey Sims reports on how this job has shifted in pandemic times.

Exeunt Staff

Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

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

Loren Noveck

Viral Content for Our Viral Moment?

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

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.

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Review: Joinification Ceremony for the Church of FemAnimism

online

7 Daughters of Eve and Sibyl Kempson gather worshipers together for a delicate new form of theater-church. Janaki Ranpura gives thanks and praise.

28 May

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Review: The Homebound Project Second Edition

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The Homebound Project offers a tasty theatrical buffet with 11 bite-sized shorts by playwrights like Anne Washburn and Ngozi Anyanwu. Daniel Krane sups on the series' sustenance.

28 May

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Review: The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church

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

20 May

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Review: Performance for One

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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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28 March
Nicole Serratore

Letter from the Editor

Thinking of you all during this unprecedented moment.


28 March
Joey Sims

Two Weeks of Theater Streaming

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


1 March
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!


30 January
Exeunt Staff

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.