Category: criticism

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 […]