Read Reviews for the Off-Broadway Revival of Athol Fugard’s Boesman and Lena

The Verdict   Read Reviews for the Off-Broadway Revival of Athol Fugard’s Boesman and Lena
 
See what critics think of the Yaël Farber-helmed revival at the Signature Theatre.
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Joan Marcus

The Signature Theatre Off-Broadway celebrated the opening of its revival of Boesman and Lena by legacy playwright Athol Fugard February 25. Directed by Yaël Farber, Fugard's 1969 play follows a husband and wife as they they wander the South African wastelands.

The cast is made up of Sahr Ngaujah (Broadway's upcoming Moulin Rouge!), Zainab Jah (Eclipsed, Signature’s Venus), and Thomas Silcott (Luke Cage).

Performances continue through March 17 in the Signature's Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Read reviews below.

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

New York Theatre Guide (Donna Herman)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo)

Time Out New York (Raven Snook)

The Wrap (Thom Geier)

Boesman and Lena began performances February 5.

Rounding out the creative team are scenic and costume designer Susan Hilferty, lighting designer Amith Chandrashaker, sound designer Matt Hubbs, fight director UnkleDave’s Fight-House, and dialect coach Barbara Rubin. The production stage manager is Cherie B. Tay, and casting is by Caparelliotis Casting.

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