Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Stereophonic Off-Broadway? | Playbill

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

Daniel Aukin directs the new work, which features songs by former Arcade Fire member Will Butler.

Juliana Canfield, Chris Stack, Will Brill, Tom Pecinka, Sarah Pidgeon, Eli Gelb, and Andrew R. Butler Chelcie Parry

The reviews are rolling in for the world premiere of David Adjmi's Stereophonicwhich opened Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons October 29. Previews began October 6, and the extended run will continue through November 26. Daniel Aukin directs.

The cast includes Will Brill (Oklahoma!) as Reg, Andrew R. Butler (Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future) as Charlie, Juliana Canfield (Fefu and her Friends) as Holly, Eli Gelb (Skintight) as Grover, Tom Pecinka (He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box) as Peter, Sarah Pidgeon (Tiny Beautiful Things) as Diana, and Chris Stack (Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra) as Simon.

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Cititour NY (Brian Lipton)

The Daily Beast (Tim Teeman)

New York Theatre Guide (Joe Dziemianowicz)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

The Observer (David Cote)

Theatrely (Juan A. Ramírez)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

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With original songs by Oscar nominee, Grammy winner, and former member of Arcade Fire Will Butler, Stereophonic is set in a music studio in 1976. The show follows an up-and-coming rock band recording a new album on the cusp of superstardom. The actors playing band members play the band's music live.

The creative team includes scenic designer David Zinn; costume designer Enver Chakartash; lighting designer Jiyoun Chang; sound designer Ryan Rumery; music director Justin Craig; vocal, text, and dialect coach Gigi Buffington; wig and hair designer Tommy Kurzman; and props supervisor Matt Carlin. Erin Gioia Albrecht is the production stage manager, and Andie Burns is the assistant stage manager.

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