The Verdict: Critics Review Broadway Revival of Betrayal, With Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Rafe Spall

The Broadway revival of Harold Pinter's time-bending drama Betrayal, starring Daniel Craig, Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz and Olivier nominee Rafe Spall, officially opened Oct. 27 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

Rafe Spall and Daniel Craig
Rafe Spall and Daniel Craig (Photo by Brigitte Lacombe)

Tony and Academy Award-winning director Mike Nichols (Death of a Salesman, Spamalot, The Real Thing) staged the intimate drama that began previews Oct. 1 for a limited, 14-week engagement through Jan. 5, 2014.

Real-life couple Weisz and Craig portray on-stage married couple Emma and Robert, respectively. Spall portrays Jerry, Robert's best friend.

The critics have filed their reviews, and has collected them for our readers. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

Read the Playbill On Opening Night column for Betrayal here. 

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For tickets phone (212) 239-6200, or visit The Barrymore Theatre is located at 243 West 47th Street.