Review: Jesse Williams Scores Big in Take Me Out!

April 5, 2022, 12:06.24 am ET  

Review: Jesse Williams Scores Big in Take Me Out!
Photos: Joan Marcus                                                                                      

By Brian Scott Lipton

It’s not just “the love that dare not speak its name” which is given voice in Richard Greenberg’s 2002 play “Take Me Out,” now receiving a beautifully acted revival by director Scott Ellis at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater. It’s also the love that one never knew might even exist, as well as the platonic love that can form between two drastically different people, that drive this remarkable work. Yet it’s the hate that spews forth, both expectedly and unexpectedly, that completely transforms the lives of Greenberg’s richly drawn characters. Read Full Review

Review: Jesse Williams Scores Big in Take Me Out!


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