Read Reviews for Halley Feiffer’s The Pain of My Belligerence

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Halley Feiffer’s The Pain of My Belligerence
See what critics think of Feiffer's new drama, directed by Trip Cullman, at Playwrights Horizons.
Halley Feiffer and Hamish Linklater Joan Marcus

The world premiere of actor and playwright Halley Feiffer’s new play The Pain of My Belligerence opened at Playwrights Horizons April 22. The play, directed by Trip Cullman, tracks the relationship between the ambitious and intelligent Cat and Guy, a charismatic married man.

The Pain of My Belligerence stars Feiffer and Hamish Linklater as Cat and Guy, along with Vanessa Kai, Keira Belle Young, and Phoebe Young.

Read reviews for the production below.

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

New York Magazine / Vulture (Sara Holdren)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

New York Theatre Guide (Tulis McCall)

New York Stage Review (Jesse Oxfeld)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo)

Time Out New York (Helen Shaw)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

The creative team is rounded out by Mark Wendland (scenic designer), Paloma Young (costume designer), Ben Stanton (lighting designer), Elisheba Ittoop (original music and sound designer), and Katie Ailinger (production stage manager).

The Pain of My Belligerence began March 20 and is scheduled to continue through May 12. For tickets and more information visit

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