Read Reviews for Kings Off-Broadway

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Kings Off-Broadway
See what critics think of Sarah Burgess’ new D.C.-set political play, directed by Hamilton Tony winner Thomas Kail.

The Public Theater celebrated the official opening of Sarah Burgess’ Kings February 20, a funny new play about money, politics, and the cost of democracy. The world premiere, directed by Tony-winning Hamilton director Thomas Kail, stars House of Cards actor and Pulitzer-nominated playwright Eisa Davis and Community star Gillian Jacobs.

Gillian Jacobs and Eisa Davis Joan Marcus

Kings began performances January 30 and has been extended through April 1.

Completing the cast are Aya Cash (You’re the Worst) and Tony nominee Zach Grenier (33 Variations).

Read reviews for the Off-Broadway production below:

Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Entertainment Weekly (David Canfield)

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

NY Daily News (Joe Dziemianowicz)

New York Magazine / Vulture (Sara Holdren)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

Playbill will continue to update with reviews as they are published.

In Kings, set in Washington, D.C., representative Sydney Millsap (Davis) goes head to head with lobbyist Kate (Jacobs) in a battle to defend the state of the American republic. Will Kate back the system or what she believes in?

Check out photos from opening night:

Kings features scenic design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Jason Lyons, and original music and sound design by Lindsay Jones.

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