Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Will Arbery's Corsicana? | Playbill

The Verdict Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Will Arbery's Corsicana?

The show, making its world premiere Off-Broadway, stars Will Dagger, Jamie Brewer, 2022 Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell, and Harold Surratt.

Will Dagger and Jamie Brewer in Corsicana. Julieta Cervantes

Reviews are in for Corsicana which opened its world premiere June 22 at Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons. The new work from Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Arbery began previews June 2, and will run through July 10.

The cast features Drama Desk winner Jamie Brewer (Amy and the Orphans) as Ginny, Will Dagger (The Antelope Party) as Christopher, 2022 Tony winner Deirdre O'Connell (Dana H.) as Justice, and Harold Surratt (Familiar) as Lot.

Read the reviews here.

4Columns (David Cote)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

Exeunt NYC (Lane Williamson)

New York Stage Review (Frank Scheck)

New York Stage Review (Melissa Rose Bernardo)

New York Sun (Grace Bydalek)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

New York Theatre Guide (Gillian Russo)

New York Times (Jesse Green)

Theater Pizzazz (Brian Scott Lipton)

Theatrely (Juan A. Ramirez)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

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

In the small city of Corsicana, Texas, Ginny, a woman with Down syndrome, and her half-brother Christopher have recently lost their mother. As they try to find ways of moving forward, close family friend Justice introduces the pair to Lot, an artist and outsider to the local community in this play about caregiving and caretaking.

READ: Jamie Brewer Gets to Show Who She Really Is in Off-Broadway's Corsicana

Tony winner Sam Gold directs, joined on the creative team by scenic designer Laura Jellinek, costume designer Qween Jean, lighting designer Isabella Byrd, and sound designer Justin Ellington. Joanna Sternberg serves as composer.

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