What Did Critics Think of Bobby Cannavale in The Hairy Ape?

Off-Broadway News   What Did Critics Think of Bobby Cannavale in The Hairy Ape?
 
Directed by Olivier Award winner Richard Jones, the Eugene O’Neill revival opened March 30 at the Park Avenue Armory Drill Hall.
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Bobby Cannavale and ensemble Stephanie Berger

The Off-Broadway revival of Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 drama The Hairy Ape, directed by Olivier Award winner Richard Jones, opened March 30 at the Park Avenue Armory. Jones’ acclaimed production was mounted at the Old Vic in London in the fall of 2015, and is being re-imagined for the Armory’s Wade Thompson Drill Hall.

Starring Bobby Cannavale, the new cast for the Armory production is made up of David Costabile (Translations; Titanic; Billions, Showtime) in the role of Paddy, Becky Ann Baker (All My Sons, Broadway; Good People, Manhattan Theatre Club; Girls, HBO) as Mildred’s Aunt, and Catherine Combs (Gloria, Vineyard Theatre; Smokefall, Goodman Theatre) as Mildred.

Reviews follow:

amNY (Matt Windman)

The Daily Beast (David Freedlander)

Entertainment Weekly (Maya Stanton)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

Vulture (Jesse Green)

The Washington Post (Peter Marks)

Tickets can be purchased at armoryonpark.org or by calling (212) 933-5812.

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