What Do Critics Think of Eddie and Dave Off-Broadway? | Playbill

The Verdict What Do Critics Think of Eddie and Dave Off-Broadway? Amy Staat’s new play, about ‘80s rock legend Van Halen, flips the script by telling the story with female drag performers.
Omer Abbas Salem, Amy Staats, and Megan Hill Ahron R. Foster

The Atlantic Theater Company's newest production, Amy Staat’s play Eddie and Dave, officially opened January 22 at Atlantic Stage 2 where it is scheduled to run through February 10.

Margot Bordelon directs a cast made up of Vanessa Aspillaga (Amy and the Orphans), Megan Hill (Do You Feel Anger), Amy Saats, Omer Abbas Salem (Off-Broadway debut), and Adina Verson (Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties).

Read what critics say about the new production below.

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)

New York Stage Review (David Finkle and Elysa Gardner)

New York Theater Guide (Stanford Friedman)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

TheaterMania (Zachary Stewart)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

TimeOut (Helen Shaw)

Eddie and Dave features scenic design by Reid Thompson, costume design by Montana Levi Blanco, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, original compositions by Michael Thurber, projections by Shawn Boyle, and casting by Caparelliotis Casting: Lauren Port, CSA.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal for the World Premiere of Eddie and Dave Off-Broadway


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