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Review: Fat Ham at the American Airlines Theater

Adapting a well-known work holds a challenge: unavoidable comparisons to the original piece.  And there are few works better known than William Shakespeare’s seminal work, Hamlet, a play, it has ...

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020): Viola Davis as Ma Rainey. Cr. David Lee / Netflix

Review: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom on Netflix

An electric Viola Davis glows with sweat, rouge, and power in this successfully filmed version of August Wilson’s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.  If she is the immovable object in this ...

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Review: Summer, 1976 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Manhattan Theatre Club concocted a winning formula for its final Broadway offering of the season—or so it appeared on paper. What happens when you combine two beloved theatre performers, a ...

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Review: A Doll's House at the Hudson Theatre

Amy Herzog’s writing has a surgical precision that pares away at the human experience to reveal the core truth of relationships. It was evident in her last theatrical outing, Mary ...

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Review: Parade at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

The Broadway revival of Jason Robert Brown’s Parade reaches its summit in its silences. I don’t mean that as faint praise. The anthemic, Tony-winning score soars, of course, in its telling ...

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Review: Spain at 2nd Stage

A dizzying investigation of the line between truth and fiction, art and propaganda, Jen Silverman's latest leaves Loren Noveck with much to ponder.

30 November


What Does Climate Change Have to Do with the Future of Directing? Notes from the International Directors Summit

Directors from all over the world met virtually for six months, seeking a more accessible, resilient, and inclusive theater industry.

13 April


Review: The Gardens of Anuncia at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater

Mitzi Newhouse Theatre

Michael John LaChiusa brings his unique theatricality to a memory musical about director/choreographer Graciela Daniele's childhood in Perón's Argentina. Lane Williamson reviews.

20 November


Review: Monty Python’s Spamalot at St. James Theatre

St James Theatre

The Monty Python musical returns to Broadway and shows its age. Nicole Serratore reviews.

20 November


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Review: United States v. Gupta at JACK


This "musical tragedy" takes us on a satirical, metatheatrical journey through the justice system. Loren Noveck reviews.

16 November


Review: Arcadia at the West End Theatre

West End Theatre

A gleeful production of Tom Stoppard's complex classic. Lorin Wertheimer reviews.

16 November

Kev Berry

Going to the Theater is Weird These Days

Playwright and performer Kev Berry offers a personal essay in which he grapples with returning to theatre after the shutdown and his own journey to sobriety.

Hansol Oh

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.

Nicole Serratore

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.

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.

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Review: Scene Partners at the Vineyard Theatre

Vineyard Theatre

Dianne Wiest returns to the stage in a new play, but its collage-like structure confuses its intent. Lane Williamson reviews.

15 November


Review: Waiting for Godot at Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Paul Sparks's Vladimir brings seeds of hope to Beckett's bleak classic. Loren Noveck reviews.

14 November


Review: Harmony at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

This new musical about the Weimar-era musical group the Comedian Harmonists doesn't have enough of either comedy or harmony. Lorin Wertheimer reviews.

14 November


Review: FOOD at BAM Fisher

BAM Fisher

Geoff Sobelle's latest performance piece makes us consider the nature of appetite. Loren Noveck reviews.

8 November

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9 July
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.

24 June
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.

10 May
Exeunt Staff

Online Theater: The Familiar vs. The New

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

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.