Playwriting as a lifeline in prison, changes in Chinese theatre, and the crisis of criticism.
New York magazine’s new critic is also New York’s newest critic, and she says she’s as ready to listen as to talk.
Time Out New York’s longtime theatre editor leaves a legacy of incision and advocacy, and has no plans to go silent.
The longtime Newsday fixture—for decades New York’s only female first-string theatre critic—says she’s resigning, not retiring.
Arts journalism is fighting for its life, but it’s well past time to invite new voices to join the fray.
Why did The New York Times hire another white guy to be their new co-chief theatre critic? He plans to work hard to show us why.
What the blow-up over a Times review of ‘Big River’ says about this cultural moment—and what it may bode for the direction of criticism.
Originally hired in 2004, Isherwood had outsized influence and aroused passionate feelings, occasionally his own.
Theatres in New Jersey, Connecticut, and various New York counties will no longer be regularly reviewed in the paper of record. What now?
Brenda Withers’s new play, set in 19th-century Russia, is inspired by her theatre’s experiences with feedback on Cape Cod.