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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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Pic 1. Donna Brickwood delivers a sermon as Mentress and Guide.

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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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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LCT3 THE HEADLANDS #71-Aaron Yoo in LCT3's THE HEADLANDS - Credit Kyle Froman

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: 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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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


Reviews

Review: Three Kings at The Old Vic: in Camera

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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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Review: the 7th voyage of egon tichy

Daniel Krane and Joey Sims contemplate what might make virtual theater appointment viewing--and appreciate quarantine theater that's polished enough to criticize.

21 August

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Reviews

Review: Who’s There? at Ice Factory 2020

A piece of big ideas that feels more about positions than people. Loren Noveck reviews.

6 August

Features

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.

3 August


Features
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.

Exeunt Staff

Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

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

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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

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

online

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

23 July

Reviews

Review: A School for Fools

online

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

15 July


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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.


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.