The Verdict: Critics Review The Big Knife, Starring Bobby Cannavale

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17 Apr 2013

Marin Ireland and Bobby Cannavale
Marin Ireland and Bobby Cannavale
Photo by Joan Marcus

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Clifford Odets' Hollywood drama The Big Knife, starring Bobby Cannavale, C.J. Wilson, Marin Ireland, Chip Zien, Richard Kind, Brenda Wehle and Reg Rogers, opened April 16 at the American Airlines Theatre.

Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt) directs the rarely revived 1940s play by the author of Golden Boy. In The Big Knife, recent Glengarry Glen Ross star Cannavale plays a Hollywood actor whose buried past is being unearthed. Previews began March 22.

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.

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