Category: Recent Theatre for a New Audience News

 

TIME OUT gives THE KILLER 4 stars

“FOUR STARS. Extraordinary …a dream cast…bravura staging…witty, musical translation…this macabre masterpiece blazes to life.” Click here to read the review.

 

NEWSDAY praises THE KILLER

Newsday‘s Linda Winer praises The Killer. “A stunner… sprawling yet intimate, scary yet hilarious treasure from the futurist past…Michael Shannon, full of power and grief, dazzles.” Click here to read the full review.

 

Raves from THEATERMANIA for THE KILLER

Theatermania gives The Killer a rave review, calling it “a definitive production.” Click here to read the full article.

 

NEW YORK MAGAZINE calls THE KILLER “unskippable”

The Killer receives praise from New York Magazine in their review by Jesse Green. “The season’s must-see, must-fail-to-understand theatrical event. Ionesco would not have minded the shrugging: bewilderment is both his style and his point.” Click here to read more.

 

DAILY NEWS reviews THE KILLER

Daily News praises Michael Shannon’s performance as Berenger in The Killer and says the production is “rich in atmosphere.”  Click here to read more.

 

Praise for THE KILLER from THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

The Hollywood Reporter praises The Killer, calling it a “gripping theatrical experience.”  Click here to read the review.

 

Watch the Trailer for Our Production of THE KILLER

Our video trailer of selected scenes and interviews:

 

TIME OUT Interviews Michael Shannon

Time Out New York recently interviewed Michael Shannon on his experience on stage in The Killer, as well as the parallels he sees in his own neighborhood in Brooklyn. Click here to read the full article.

 

Video: In conversation with Ian McKellen and Michael Pennington

Ian McKellen and Michael Pennington sit down with Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz for a conversation about their careers in Shakespeare and playing King Lear. Click here or view the video of their discussion below.

 

KING LEAR is a NEW YORK TIMES Critics’ Pick

The New York Times has chosen King Lear as a “Critics’ Pick” and calls the production “thoughtful and affecting.” Click here to read the full review by Ben Brantley.