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Welcome to Exeunt NYC

Welcome to ExeuntNYC, Exeunt Magazine’s dedicated portal for New York theater coverage. ExeuntNYC builds on Exeunt Magazine’s seven years of smart, thoughtful reporting and reviewing in New York. On the ...

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The Plastics in Mean Girls (Photo: Joan Marcus)

Review: Mean Girls at August Wilson Theatre

The Mean Girls musical, with a book by Tina Fey, is based on her 2004 teen film. It stays close to its source text in which a home-schooled teen girl must navigate ...

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD at New York’s Lyric Theatre (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Lyric Theatre

I would take a bullet for the entire cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the stunning new theatrical experience that opened at the Lyric Theatre. Whether this is ...

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The World Only Spins Forward by Isaac Butler and Dan Kois

Podcast: Reflections on The World Only Spins Forward

Tony Kushner's epic play, Angels in America, had a famously messy birth and development. In their new book The World Only Spins Forward, authors Isaac Butler and Dan Kois, bring ...

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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical (Photo: Joan Marcus)

What’s Wrong with Brand Name Art

Here’s an idea: a Broadway musical that you can actually talk about. And it happens to be majorly Tony-nominated.https://t.co/emxNDfFrFb — Peter Marks (@petermarksdrama) May 4, 2018 When I caught sight of a ...

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Reviews

Review: Fire in Dreamland at The Public Theater

Public Theater

A conventional plot mires a post-Sandy Coney Island tale in Rinne Groff's new play. Loren Noveck reviews.

17 July

Features

Exeunt NYC Recommends: Summer

As the summer festivals begin and things quiet down on Broadway and Off, we have some theatrical treats to keep you busy around town and out-of-town.

25 June


Reviews

Review: whatdoesfreemean? at The Tank

The Tank

Ran Xia reviews Catherine Filloux's latest play about women in detention.

13 July

Reviews

Leonard Bernstein’s Peter Pan at Bard College

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

An experimental, gender fluid Peter Pan delights and fascinates. Nicole Serratore reviews.

9 July

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Reviews

Review: Borders at Next Door at NYTW

Next Door at NYTW

Charlotte Arnoux reviews Henry Naylor's two-hander about Western ignorance of the Syrian conflict.

9 July

Reviews

Review: Pass Over at Lincoln Center Theater – Claire Tow

Claire Tow Theater

Patrick Maley reviews Antoinette Nwandu's urgent call to action against police killings of black men.

2 July


Features
Exeunt Staff

Confess Your Theater Sexual Awakening

Our critics confess the formative sexy shows, performances, and moments that stirred them.

Kev Berry

Taking Solace in the Comfort of Queer Art Created for Queer Audiences

Kev Berry reflects on Penny Arcade's Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore! at Performance Space New York.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: June

Don't let the summer heat stop you from seeing some plays our critics recommend.

Exeunt Staff

The State of Plays

Are American plays on Broadway in crisis? Our critics discuss.

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Reviews

Review: Teenage Dick at The Public Theater

Public Theater

Cameron Kelsall reviews Ma-Yi Theater's subversive transposition of Richard III to a contemporary American high school.

22 June

Reviews

Review: This is Modern Art at Next Door at NYTW

Next Door at NYTW

Is graffiti "the last line of defense for effective advocacy?" Ran Xia reviews Blessed Unrest's portrait of Chicago's graffiti scene.

21 June

Reviews

Review: Fairview at SoHo Rep

Jackie Sibblies Drury delivers a rousing attack on insidious racial bias. Molly Grogan reviews.

20 June

Reviews

Review: Manufacturing Mischief at The Tank

The Tank

Puppets drive a Chomsky-esque investigation into current technological advances. Loren Noveck reviews.

18 June


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8 May
Nicole Serratore

What’s Wrong with Brand Name Art

Or Why You Should See SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical. Seriously. I Mean It. I’ll Wait. Go Buy Your Ticket Now.


26 April
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: May

With an array of new plays and revivals, our critics make their selections for theater to see in May.


2 April
Exeunt Staff

Irrational Theater Dislikes: Our Critics Sound Off

Irrational though they may be, our critics share the big and small things that bug them about the theater.


26 March
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: April

April brings with it a ton of Broadway openings but there's much to see beyond Broadway as well. Our critics recommend these hot tickets.