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Hannah Gadsby (Photo: Jill Greenberg)

Review: Douglas at the Daryl Roth Theatre

So you’re Hannah Gadsby. You’re a well-known Australian comedian with a ten-year track record, and then you do a show in which you publicly give up comedy. The piece zeroes ...

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Kate del Castillo in The Way She Spoke (Photo: Joan Marcus)

Review: The Way She Spoke at the Minetta Lane

The “way she spoke” is the way a mother pleads for the safety of her missing daughter; the “way she spoke” is the way an actress weeps as she reads ...

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The cast of Ain't Too Proud (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Review: Ain't Too Proud at Imperial Theatre

To date, there have been a total of twenty-four members of The Temptations; the greatest rhythm and blues group of Motown Records’ golden era. But Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and ...

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Review: Bat Out of Hell at New York City Center

A good friend loves to remind me of a pure expression of astonishment he once witnessed on my face. It was at Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and it came ...

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Amber Gray in Hadestown (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Review: Hadestown at Walter Kerr Theatre

At once contemporary and timeless, romantic without being sappy, sad but not macabre, Hadestown is a wonderful piece of work. The music swings as the songs cultivate real, moving drama ...

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Review: Love, Noël at the Irish Repertory Theatre

Irish Repertory Theatre

Weaving together Noël Coward's songs and letters, Irish Rep's cabaret piece is "unwaveringly affectionate" to the noted raconteur and capitalizes on his clever wordplay. Juliet Hindell reviews.

14 August


The Trouble With Timbers

Can Alex Timbers find the heart in his shows? Joey Sims ponders Timbers' recent Broadway outings.

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Review: What We May Be at Berkshire Theatre Group

Berkshire Theatre Group

Cameron Kelsall is not complaining about Kathleen Clark's sweet-natured love letter to the ethos of community theater, featuring a star turn by Penny Fuller.

13 August


Review: Before the Meeting at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Adam Bock, once again, finds the extraordinary within the ordinary in a world premiere at Williamstown. Cameron Kelsall reviews.

11 August


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Review: Ghosts at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Cameron Kelsall finds this Ibsen revival at Williamstown brings stale melodrama rather than shocking moral turpitude.

10 August


Review: Bat Out of Hell at New York City Center

Our critic, Joey Sims, "Would Do Anything for Love"...of Lena Hall. She's currently playing a rock-belting mom in this logic-defying, over-the-top, damn good time of a musical.

9 August

Exeunt Staff

A Contemplation of Design

Our critics share their thoughts and feelings about theater design.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: Summer 2019

Forget the beach! There's plenty to see on and off Broadway this summer. Exeunt NYC's critics clue you in on the hottest openings between now and the end of August.

Patrick Maley

Dublin Saturday: A Day with Sean O’Casey

Three productions of Sean O'Casey's plays at the Irish Rep showcase his genius. Pat Maley soaks them all in in one day.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: April

Daniel Fish and Heidi Schreck make it to Broadway, while Ivo van Hove and Enda Walsh take Brooklyn by storm. Our critics recommend all that and more this April.

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Review: Coriolanus at the Delacorte Theater

Delacorte Theater

Daniel Sullivan's near-future production allows this rarely performed Shakespeare play to show its political and kinda gay colors. Lane Williamson reviews.

8 August


Review: Patience at Paradise Factory

Paradise Factory

Johnny G. Lloyd tests our ~patience~ with this play about solitaire champions. Joey Sims reviews.

2 August


Review: Judy Doomed Us All at the New Ohio Theatre

New Ohio Theatre

Nancy Reagan and a tornado both descend on a small Kansas town, but only one of them causes destruction in Rat Queen Theatre Company's new play. Lane Williamson reviews.

2 August


Review: Douglas at the Daryl Roth Theatre

Daryl Roth Theatre

What do you do after the show that blows up the very premises of your chosen art form? A show named after your dog, of course. Loren Noveck reviews.

27 July

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24 February
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: March

Glenda Jackson's Lear, the latest from wunderkind Jeremy O. Harris, and the New York debut of Phoebe Waller-Bridge: all that and more are coming up this March.

13 February
Jess Barbagallo

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.

28 January
Exeunt Staff

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!

21 January
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.