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The cast of Choir Boy (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Review: Choir Boy at Manhattan Theatre Club

Choir Boy, the ebullient and endearing coming-of-age play by Tarell Alvin McCraney now bowing on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, begins with a voice emerging from darkness. It ...

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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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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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Satomi Blair, Emma Kikue, Aki, and Jay Patterson in Primary Stages' production of God Said This. (Photo: James Leynse)

Review: God Said This at the Cherry Lane

Leah Nanako Winkler’s God Said This won the 2018 Yale Drama Series award, judged by a panel of eminent playwrights. It’s tackling a story that’s conventional, but promises emotional heft--a ...

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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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Review: Strindberg in Repertory at Classic Stage Company

Two Strindberg plays, "The Dance of Death" adapted by Conor McPherson and "Mies Julie" adapted by Yaël Farber, yield different results in new productions at Classic Stage.

14 February


Up in the Air with Bonnie’s Last Flight

Eliza Bent's audacious work embraces puns and play. With her new show taking flight this month, Jess Barbagallo observes and reports.

13 February


Review: Call Me Madam at New York City Center

New York City Center

Encores! revives a 1950s political satire, but its contemporary relevance is lacking and it isn't much fun, either. Lane Williamson reviews.

10 February


Review: The Trial of the Catonsville Nine at Abrons Arts Center

Abrons Arts Center

A look at historic Vietnam War activism takes a detached archival approach. Nicole Serratore reviews.

7 February


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Review: Skittles Commercial: The Broadway Musical at Town Hall

Town Hall Theatre

Capitalism comes for all of us but I did not know it could taste this sweet. Nicole Serratore reviews a live candy commercial for reasons she does not understand.

6 February


Review: Verklärte Nacht at Baryshnikov Arts Center

Baryshnikov Arts Center

With a physically raw trio dance, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker further establishes her choreographic voice in New York. Lane Williamson reviews.

6 February

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Exeunt NYC Recommends: February

New musicals arrive on Broadway, a neglected Swedish master gets his due, and Dionysus becomes Diane. All that and more this February in New York!

Nicole Serratore

Review Round-Up: An Exponential Festival Sampler

At the 4th annual Exponential Festival, Nicole Serratore finds frequent laughs and is only mildly hostile about taking off her shoes.

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Most Memorable Theater of 2018

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

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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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Review: True West at American Airlines Theatre

American Airlines Theatre

Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano give expertly realized performances of performed manhood in Sam Shepard's famous play. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

31 January


Review: Whirlwind at the Wild Project

The Wild Project

Is Whirlwind a real maelstrom, or just a tiny squall? Jordan Teicher reviews.

30 January


Review: God Said This at the Cherry Lane

Cherry Lane Theatre

A lack of trust leads to a lack of emotional impact in God Said This. Loren Noveck reviews.

30 January


Review: Gatz at NYU Skirball Center

NYU Skirball Center

Elevator Repair Service revives their marathon performance where every word of "The Great Gatsby" is performed. Dan O'Neil reviews.

29 January

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27 November
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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.

23 October
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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!

24 September
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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.

28 August
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Exeunt NYC Recommends: September

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