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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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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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Charlie Cox, Zawe Ashton, Tom Hiddleston (Photo: Marc Brenner)

Review: Betrayal at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

What most struck me about this production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, is how much it reminded me of another star-powered Pinter production that grazed Broadway in 2015--Old Times. The staging ...

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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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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: Evita at New York City Center

New York City Center

Director Sammi Cannold's vision works overtime to erase some of the ingrained misogyny in this classic musical. It's mostly successful and features a revelatory performance from Solea Pfeiffer. Lane Williamson reviews.

19 November


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.

19 November


Review: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

A high energy performance from Adrienne Warren and delectable choreography provide the dazzle in this biographical musical. Ayanna Prescod reviews.

18 November


Review: Seared at Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space

Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space

Live cooking notwithstanding, Theresa Rebeck's newest play serves a plateful of stale tropes and underseasoned ideas about masculinity. Teresa Kilzi reviews.

16 November


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Review: Fires in the Mirror at Signature Theatre

Pershing Square Signature Center

Anna Deveare Smith was one of the creators of verbatim theater. Maya Phillips finds the fire of her 1992 play still intact in this revival performed by Michael Benjamin Washington.

13 November


Review: The Black History Museum…According to the United States of America at HERE

HERE Arts Center

This immersive theater piece tackles the weight of 400 years of black American history with both humor and horror. Loren Noveck reviews.

10 November

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!

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: October 2019

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

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.

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.

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Review: User Not Found at BAM Greene Grape Annex

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Dante or Die's immersive, site-specific solo play is a powerful meditation on technology and mortality. Lane Williamson reviews.

9 November


Review: Dr. Ride’s American Beach House at Greenwich House

Greenwich House

A sly, subtle trip through repressed queer desire gives a peek at the orbits of women around each other. Nicole Serratore reviews.

8 November


Review: Cyrano at Daryl Roth Theatre

Daryl Roth Theatre

Even with a musical team from the band The National and Peter Dinklage, do we need another Cyrano? Jordan Teicher ponders.

7 November


Review: Now Serving: A Guide to Aesthetic Etiquette in Four Courses at The Collapsable Hole

The Collapsable Hole

A wild dinner party skewers misogyny – quite literally – in Radiohole's new play. Juliet Hindell reviews.

5 November

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20 August
Joey Sims

The Trouble With Timbers

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

7 July
Exeunt Staff

A Contemplation of Design

Our critics share their thoughts and feelings about theater design.

18 June
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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.

4 June
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.