The Verdict: Critics Review Sex With Strangers, Starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen

31 Jul 2014

Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen
Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen
Photo by Joan Marcus

Emmy Award winner Anna Gunn ("Breaking Bad") and Tony Award nominee Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, "Into the Woods") star in Second Stage Theatre's production of Laura Eason's Sex With Strangers, which is directed by David Schwimmer and officially opened July 30.

Gunn, whose credits also include HBO's "Deadwood" and "The Practice," plays Oliva opposite Magnussen (The Ritz, "Into the Woods") as Ethan. Performances continue through Aug. 24 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.

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




Entertainment Weekly

Hollywood Reporter

Huffington Post

NBC New York


New York Daily News

New York Magazine/Vulture

New York Post

New York Times

Time Out New York


Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre is located at 305 West 43rd Street. For more information and tickets, call (212) 246-4422 or visit


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Billy Magnussen and Anna Gunn
Photo by Joan Marcus