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Guards at the Taj — Theatre Exile at Studio X

Jaunty, naturalistic acting, scattered bon mots, sporadic moments of amusement, occasional keen observations, and blatant instances of tense drama cannot save Rajiv Joseph’s “Guards at the Taj” from a typical … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Smoke — Theatre Exile at Studio X

Julie, age 20, may be joking, or not, when she says she took a class in S&M (Sadomasochism) 101, but this ingĂ©nue has a decided taste for danger. Or at … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Red Speedo — Theatre Exile

Stupidity threatens to take a severe toll on three lives as playwright Lucas Hnath demonstrates that ignorance does not lead to bliss in his funny, sidewinding tale, “Red Speedo,” given … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cock — Theatre Exile

In keeping with the name of Mike Bartlett’s play, Theatre Exile director Deborah Block stages “Cock” at if it were a fight in which its participants must jockey for advantageous … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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