Reviews of the latest off Broadway plays, including ''The Exonerated'' and ''Detroit''

By EW Staff
Updated September 21, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Exonerated

The 10th-anniversary production of this stark play about death-row inmates cleared by DNA evidence feels dated but still packs an emotional wallop, thanks to a rotating cast including Brooke Shields and Stockard Channing. (cultureproject.org) BTanner Stransky

Detroit

Amy Ryan and David Schwimmer (below) play a hapless couple in Lisa D’Amour’s Pulitzer Prize finalist, which starts as a gentle joke about overeager, underachieving suburbanites and builds into a sly teardown of the self- actualization-obsessed culture that created them. (playwrightshorizons.org) B+Adam Markovitz

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