Monthly Archives: June 2019

New York Times Review: Fairview

Written on June 23, 2019 at 1:18 pm, by

“A glorious, scary reminder of the unmatched power of live theater to rattle, roil and shake us wide awake.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times Critic’s Pick   Read the full review from The New York Times here. Fairview starts performances June 2. Learn more.

New Yorker Review: FAIRVIEW

Written on June 22, 2019 at 2:36 pm, by

“Jackie Sibblies Drury’s outstanding, frustrating, hilarious, and sui generis new play… Symbolically breaking through the one-way mirror, [Drury] challenged us with fairly direct sh*t.” – Hilton Als, The New Yorker Read more from The New Yorker on Fairview here. Performances start June — learn more.      

FINANCIAL TIMES: ★★★★★ Fairview Review

Written on June 19, 2019 at 6:01 pm, by

★★★★★ “Fairview explodes into life in the final act, where all these tensions are magnified with extraordinary boldness and loopy theatrical energy. And yet Drury’s play remains an enigma, whose discombobulating effects linger long after the performance.” —Financial Times Read the full review from the Financial Times. Buy tickets to Fairview here.  

VOGUE: Theater is Coded as a White Space

Written on June 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm, by

“We were all excited to try to have a theater space—which is always coded as a white space, unless it’s a very specific kind of theater—shift for the benefit of people of color. Normally, it’s the reverse; people of color have to shift to fit into the room. I thought it could be cathartic to…Read More »

THEATERMANIA: Fairview Review

Written on June 17, 2019 at 6:03 pm, by

“Now, the play, along with its original cast, is playing a return engagement at Theatre for a New Audience’s Polonsky Shakespeare Center, where considerably more people can see why this extraordinary, form-shattering, hilarious new work is truly the best play of the year.” Read the full review from Theatermania. Buy tickets to Fairview here.