The Verdict: Critics Review
The Explorers Club, Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, John McMartin and Lorenzo Pisoni
21 Jun 2013
Jennifer Westfeldt Photo by Joan Marcus
The Explorers Club, the Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere of Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin's new play starring Jennifer Westfeldt, John McMartin and Lorenzo Pisoni, opened Off-Broadway June 20 at New York City Center Stage I.
The comedy, which addresses various forms of exclusion and prejudice, features the madcap adventures of a group of London-based explorers, who search for escaped cobras and avoid the possibility of international war.
Marc Bruni stages the comedy that runs through July 21.
In addition to Tony nominee Westfeldt ("Kissing Jessica Stein,"
), Tony nominee McMartin ( Wonderful Town Grey Gardens, Follies) and Pisoni ( Equus, Humor Abuse), the cast includes Brian Avers ( Rock 'n' Roll), Max Baker ( Cyrano DeBergerac), Steven Boyer ( Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), Arnie Burton ( ), Peter and the Starcatcher Carson Elrod ( All in the Timing) and David Furr ( The Importance of Being Earnest).
The critics have filed their reviews, and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.
The Huffington Post
New York Daily News
New York Post
The New York Times
Time Out New York
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nycitycenter.org. For more information on MTC, visit ManahattanTheatreClub.com.
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