Starting a new monthly feature, the ExeuntNYC writers make their top picks for December.
As yet another white man is hired to the most prestigious job in US theatre criticism, Exeunt’s New York writers ask when the conversation will really change.
After the furore over a very public dialogue about the New York Times review of Big River, Exeunt’s writers debate whether and how theatremakers should respond to reviews.
The New York critics name the 2016 shows that will linger in their minds well into 2017.
Overwhelming levels of Hamil-hype have surrounded Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Founding Fathers musical since it opened Off-Broadway. Exeunt’s New York team debate how the Hamilton phenomenon influences their relationship with the show – and how, as it opens in London, its story has renewed political bite.