The Verdict: Critics Review Orphans With Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge

Lyle Kessler's three-person drama Orphans officially opened April 18 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin (Photo by Joan Marcus)

Daniel Sullivan directs the production, which was originally scheduled to begin March 19 (with an opening April 7) but was postponed following the announcement that Ben Foster would replace Shia LaBeouf — who departed the company "due to creative differences" — in the role of Treat.

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

AM New York

Associated Press


Bloomberg News

Entertainment Weekly

The Hollywood Reporter

NBC New York

New York Daily News

New York Magazine

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today


The Wall Street Journal


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