Read Reviews for María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends Off-Broadway | Playbill

The Verdict Read Reviews for María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends Off-Broadway Theatre for a New Audience's production of the 1977 play opened November 24.
Ronete Levenson, Lindsay Rico, Helen Cespedes, and Jennifer Lim in <i>Fefu and Her Friends</i>
Ronete Levenson, Lindsay Rico, Helen Cespedes, and Jennifer Lim in Fefu and Her Friends Henry Grossman.

María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends opened Off-Broadway at Theatre For a New Audience November 24.

In the 1977 play, a group of articulate, idiosyncratic women gather in Fefu’s New England country house in 1935 to rehearse for a charity event.

Directed by Obie Award winner Lileana Blain-Cruz at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center, the production sees the audience split up into four groups (as the play is written), and move around the auditorium where they each experience the story in a different setting and in a different order.

Read reviews for the play below.

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Exeunt (Loren Noveck)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Helen Shaw)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)

New York Theatre (Jonathan Mandell)

New York Stage Review (Michael Sommers)

TimeOut New York (Naveen Kumar)

WNYC (Jennifer Vanasco)

Playbill will continue to update this list as more reviews come in.

The company includes Brittany Bradford, Juliana Canfield, Helen Cespedes, Jennifer Lim, Ronete Levenson, Lindsay Rico, Amelia Workman, Carmen Zilles.

Production Photos: Fefu and Her Friends at Theatre for a New Audience

 
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