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The Verdict Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Scene Partners Off-Broadway?

Dianne Wiest and Josh Hamilton star in the production at Vineyard Theatre.

Eric Berryman, Kristen Sieh, Carmen M. Herlihy, and Dianne Wiest Carol Rosegg

Critics are sounding off on the world premiere of John J. Caswell, Jr.'s Scene Partners. The production officially opened November 15 at Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre after beginning performances October 26. The recently extended run will continue through December 17. 

Oscar winner Dianne Wiest stars as Meryl, who late-in-life decides to leave Milwaukee for Hollywood to become a movie star. Joining Wiest are Eric Berryman (Primary Trust) as Dr. Noah Drake, Johanna Day (Sweat) as Charlize, Josh Hamilton (Reality) as Hugo, Carmen M. Herlihy (Mrs. Murray's Menagerie) as Cassie, and Kristen Sieh (The Band's Visit) as Pauline. 

Read the reviews here: 

CitiTour NYC (Brian Scott Lipton)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)*

New York Sun (Elysa Gardner)*

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

New York Theatre Guide (Kyle Turner)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)*

TheaterMania (Zachary Stewart)

Theatrely (Juan A. Ramirez)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

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

Tony winner Rachel Chavkin directs the new play by Vineyard Theatre’s 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award winner.

The production features scenic design by Riccardo Hernández, costume design by Brenda Abbandandolo, lighting design by Alan Edwards, sound design by Leah Gelpe, video and projection design by David Bengali, prop design by Andrew Diaz, and hair and wig design by Leah Loukas. Rachel A. Zucker is the production stage manager, and Anne Troup is the video producer. Casting is by Calleri Jensen Davis.

Photos: Production Shots of Vineyard Theatre's Scene Partners

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