The reviews are in for the world premiere production of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris. The new play officially opened May 18 at Roundabout Underground's Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Previews for limited engagement, set to run through June 26, began April 28. Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon helms the production.
The play centers on six Black students stuck together, fighting and flirting their way through detention at the worst school in the city. The ensemble cast includes MaYaa Boateng, Malik Childs, Mister Fitzgerald, Toney Goins, Amandla Jahava, and Claudia Logan.
Read the reviews below:
Playbill will continue to update as reviews come in.
Harris was Roundabout’s 2020–21 Tow Foundation Playwright in Residence. His play Tambo & Bones ran earlier this season at Playwrights Horizons.