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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: Beginning Days of True Jubilation at Ice Factory 2020

The New Ohio Theatre’s Ice Factory festival is usually a reliable summer treat: microbursts of original theater that could bring exciting innovation, brilliant disaster, or anything in between--but the result ...

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Theater 2020: The Season That Wasn't

It seems unlikely that live performance will happen again in 2020. We usually do a wrap-up at the end of the year of our most memorable theater experiences. With only a ...

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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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Stage Managing One Zoom At A Time

In early March, things were normal. Clarissa Ligon was production stage manager on Vineyard Theatre’s Dana H., which had four weeks remaining in its acclaimed, twice-extended run. Hannah Woodward was two days ...

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Review: A Streetcar Named Desire

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This audio production of Streetcar starring Audra McDonald has not quite reached its destination. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

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When the Theaters Reopened: Observations from South Korea

Thermal cameras, hand sanitizer, and masks are the new normal for theaters in Korea. Hansol Oh saw 10 shows there and reports on her summer of theatergoing.

29 August


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Review: Dot. Dot. Dot. at The Old Market Brighton

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Daniel Kitson's new show is a travelogue through the pandemic offering a bit of a hug. Nicole Serratore is not yet ready for hugs.

16 November

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Review: BigBlackOctoberSurprise at REDCAT

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An experimental mosaic of images and ideas on America's crimes against Black men gets a vivid airing in Paul Outlaw's new work.

1 November

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Review: Shipwreck: A History Play About 2017

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This "history play about 2017" punctures liberal certainties, but maybe not enough of them. Loren Noveck reviews.

30 October

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Review: Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy

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Loren Noveck doesn't quite know whether to laugh or cry at this workplace comedy about Russian social media trolls that's both terrifyingly realistic and absurdly hilarious.

24 October


Features
Nicole Serratore

Theater of Your Mind: Closet Dramas and More

Various theater-adjacent projects offer alternatives for reading and interpreting theater at home. Nicole Serratore explores closet dramas and their ilk.

Exeunt Staff

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.

Joey Sims

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.

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.

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Review: Circle Jerk

online

Going full maximalism, this live streaming show is skewering satire of white supremacy in gay circles.

20 October

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Review: Baby Jessica’s Well-Made Play

Over the Phone

An interactive, phone-based show makes you think about celebrity, media, history, and memory. Nicole Serratore reviews.

5 October

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Review: Faith Healer at The Old Vic: In Camera

Old Vic

Brian Friel's vivid play gains intimacy from the Zoom format and benefits from a shimmering performance by Michael Sheen. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

19 September

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Review: Three Kings at The Old Vic: in Camera

Old Vic

Andrew Scott, with shades of anger, nonchalance, and self-awareness brings to life a new monologue about a narcissistic absent father and the sons he's left behind. Nicole Serratore reviews.

6 September


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10 May
Exeunt Staff

Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

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


5 May
Loren Noveck

Viral Content for Our Viral Moment?

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


17 April
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.


28 March
Nicole Serratore

Letter from the Editor

Thinking of you all during this unprecedented moment.