Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Sam Hunter's A Case for the Existence of God? | Playbill

The Verdict Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Sam Hunter's A Case for the Existence of God?

The new two-hander play starring Kyle Beltran and Will Brill opened May 2 Off-Broadway at Signature Theatre.

Will Brill and Kyle Beltran in A Case for the Existence of God Emilio Madrid

Reviews are in for the world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's A Case for the Existence of God at Signature Theatre. Co-starring Kyle Beltran and Will Brill, the play officially opened May 2 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Performances began April 12 and are set to continue through May 15.

The play explores alienation and companionship, taking place in a cubicle in Southern Idaho and following two individuals as they unexpectedly choose to open up each of their worlds to the other. Tony winner David Cromer directs.

Read the reviews here.

The Front Row Center (Stanford Friedman)

New York Stage Review (Frank Scheck)

New York Stage Review (Steven Suskin)

New York Sun (Elysa Gardner)

New York Theatre Guide (Joe Dziemianowicz)

New York Times (Jesse Green)

Observer (David Cote)

Talkin' Broadway (James Wilson)

Theatrely (Juan A. Ramirez)

Vulture (Helen Shaw)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

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

A Case for the Existence of God launches Hunter's Residency 5. Signature Artistic Director Paige Evans said in an earlier statement, "We're thrilled that this humane and intimate play will be the first of three world premieres by the inimitable Sam Hunter that we'll share with our audiences over the next several years.”

The creative team also includes scenic designer Arnulfo Maldonado, costume designer Brenda Abbandandolo, lighting designer Tyler Micoleau, sound designer Christopher Darbassie, dramaturg John Baker, and production stage manager Katie Young. Casting is by Caparelliotis Casting. The show closes out Signature's 30th anniversary season.



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