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“Inventive staging and dynamic performances. The best stage acting on offer in New York. Riveting!”

— Theatermania

“The familiar play made me freeze in horror - it was not about the past. It was about the present. Golyak created an accurate metaphor for the modern world, where total intolerance reigns”

— Alexander Rodnyansky



“Breaks new ground…”

— Mark Rivkin, This Week in New York

“The Impact is Profound”

— Don Aucoin, The Boston Globe

“Like Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, Igor Golyak sees his mission as ‘To boldly go where no one has gone before.'”

— Rich Fahey, STAGES



“Ingenious! It left me wanting more…”

NY Times Critic’s Pick

“A new form of interactive entertainment”

— Eric Hauter,
Gaming Nexus


— The Boston Globe

“Exquisitely innovative!”


“Flawlessly executed”

— TheaterMania

“...the strange thrill of this immersive multi-platform experience lies in…the chance to play God with some of the most iconic dramatis personae in the history of the stage. “

— The New Yorker


The Merchant of Venice

"Golyak’s inventive version takes the classic story for a wild ride — and I was thrilled to be on the bus."

— Jacquinn Sinclair, WBUR

“There’s a certain fearlessness to Igor Golyak…a director driven to reimagine and deconstruct classic texts, not just stage them.”

— Don Aucoin, The Boston Globe

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State vs. Natasha Banina

“A captivating theatrical experience!”

— Maya Philips, NY Times Critic’s Pick


– Nancy Grossman, Broadway World

“…Exciting! A really clever production! A gripping performance!

— Jared Bowen, WGBH

“The future of online productions might be best represented so far by Arlekin Players Theater…”

— This Week in New York

“…boldly creative!”

— Ed Siegel, WBUR


The Seagull

“An exceptional staging of a legendary play”

— Erik Nikander, The Arts Fuse 


The Stone

“Intensively immersive… The play seeps into your skin and left me reeling.”

— Joyce’s Choices


Press Inquiries:

Keith Sherman & Associates (New York)



General Inquiries:

Sara Stackhouse,


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