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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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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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Elaine May in The Waverly Gallery (Photo: Brigitte Lacombe)

Review: The Waverly Gallery at Golden Theatre

The Waverly Gallery, on Broadway for the first time twenty years after its premiere, shows off playwright Kenneth Lonergan’s well-honed ability to craft naturalistic dialogue. But in chronicling how dementia ...

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Cherise Boothe, Nikiya Mathis, and Heather Alicia Simms in Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by Lynn Nottage and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. (Photo: Monique Carboni)

Review: Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine at Signature Theatre

Undine Barnes (Cherise Boothe), fabulous and successful New York PR agent, is a self-made woman: she was born Sharona Watkins, a black girl from the Brooklyn projects who got a ...

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A family in turmoil in 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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Reviews

Review: Clueless at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Pershing Square Signature Center

Amy Heckerling's musical adaptation of her classic '90s film is a good time, but not necessarily good theatre. Joey Sims reviews.

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Features

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.

28 November


Reviews

Review: The Net Will Appear at 59E59

59E59 Theaters

Erin Mallon's play is a welcome escape into something nice. Dan O'Neil reviews.

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Reviews

Review: Slave Play at New York Theatre Workshop

New York Theatre Workshop

Explicit, provocative, and rich with intentional ambiguity, Jeremy O. Harris's Slave Play mixes shocked laughter with deep discomfort.

12 December

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Reviews

Review: Network at the Belasco Theatre

Belasco Theatre

A multimedia adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's film by Ivo van Hove rams home the contemporary relevance of how media can go completely mad.

12 December

Reviews

Review: Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre

The tragicomic, or comitragic, epic journey of a woman who made herself once, and now has to do it all over again. Loren Noveck reviews.

11 December


Features
Exeunt Staff

A Dialogue on Dialogues

Our critics discuss the merit of dialogue reviews, the New York Times experimenting with them, and King Kong.

Exeunt Staff

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!

Exeunt Staff

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.

Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: September

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

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Reviews

Review: Noura at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons

In Noura, a refugee lives in exile from herself, trying to reconcile her past and her present. Loren Noveck reviews.

11 December

Reviews

Review: The Jungle at St. Ann’s Warehouse

St. Ann's Warehouse

The Jungle asks if even the worst of places can become a home. Ran Xia reviews.

10 December

Reviews

Review: The Head and the Load at Park Avenue Armory

Park Avenue Armory

A "living sculpture" that pays tribute to the forgotten African heroes of the Great War. Juliet Hindell reviews.

9 December

Reviews

Review: Selkie at The Wild Project

The Wild Project

Krista Knight's play looks at a toxic relationship and the shedding of skin to escape it. Ran Xia reviews.

7 December


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25 June
Exeunt Staff

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.


18 June
Exeunt Staff

Confess Your Theater Sexual Awakening

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


4 June
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.


29 May
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt NYC Recommends: June

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