Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Russian Troll Farm Off-Broadway? | Playbill

The Verdict Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Russian Troll Farm Off-Broadway?

The political satire is set in St. Petersburg’s Internet Research Agency just prior to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Renata Friedman and Hadi Tabbal in Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy Carol Rosegg

The reviews are rolling in for Vineyard Theatre’s Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedywhich officially opened February 8 after beginning previews January 25. Written by Obie winner Sarah Gancher, the play is directed by Tony winner Darko Tresnjak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). 

The production stars Academy Award nominee Christine Lahti as Ljuba, Renata Friedman (Zürich) as Masha, Haskell King (Kingfishers Catch Fire) as Egor, John Lavelle (Selma, The Graduate) as Steve, and Hadi Tabbal (The Vagrant Trilogy) as Nikolai.

Read the reviews here.

Cititour NY (Brian Lipton)

TheaterMania (Zachary Stewart)

The New York Times (Jesse Green)*

New York Theatre Guide (Caroline Cao)

New York Stage Review (Sandy MacDonald)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

Vulture (Sara Holdren)*

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)*

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

The production also features scenic design by two-time Tony nominee Alexander Dodge (Harry Clarke, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), costume design by Tony winner Linda Cho (Sandra, POTUS), lighting design by Marcus Doshi (Pass Over), sound design by Tony winner Darron L West (Lackawanna Blues), and video and projection design by Jared Mezzocchi (On the Beauty of Loss).

Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy is produced in association with Dori Berinstein/Dramatic Forces, and in association with Geva Theatre Center. The play was originally produced by Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, New York.

Photos: Russian Troll Farm: A Workplace Comedy At The Vineyard Theatre

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