Category: arts journalism (page 2 of 2)

Peeking Inside The Wooster Group’s Off-Limits “Room”

Let’s start with the basics: no one can possibly prevent critics from reviewing shows if they want to do. Whether it’s requested or even imposed by theatre company, a venue, a rights holder, or an author, members of the press – just like the public – can always buy a ticket to a theatrical production […]

A Seattle Theatre Critic Flies Past An Ethical Boundary

A great deal has been written about the diminishment of arts journalism in general, and criticism in particular. Editors want to focus more only on big name productions, or celebrities, as budgets are continually cut and positions and space are pared back. So it’s really sad when you find a critic doing their utmost to […]

She Has A Name: Casually Diminishing Women In Theatre

A few weeks ago, the headline of a review rubbed me the wrong way. I didn’t have an issue with the review itself, by Charles McNulty for The Los Angeles Times. But the headline for the piece, which covered the new Broadway productions of Old Times and Fool For Love, read as follows, “Clive Owen and Sam Rockwell hit Broadway in […]

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