Looking back on his 21 years as the lead theatre critic in the nation’s capital, he says he most cherishes the light he was able to shine on shows, artists, and companies.
Peter Marks’s departure from the Washington Post is only the latest sign that too many of us have taken the importance of reviews for granted for too long.
Her specialties have been performance theory, European theatre and cultural history, transformative aesthetics, and performances of Greek tragedies since 1800.
Co-lead theatre critics at New York magazine/Vulture, they make the case that 2 heads are better than 1, especially covering a field in flux.
Every April for decades, producers, theatre mavens, and critics would gather to binge new plays at the Festival of New American Plays. But not this April.
The New York Times critic at large was cited for chronicling a tumultuous year in live art.
As the Chicago Tribune’s lead theatre critic from 1978 to 2002, he helped build the city’s unique theatre scene, both by covering it and by getting to know its major players.
Peter Marks and Elisabeth Vincentelli gather one more time to remember their recently departed co-host, Terry Teachout.
He was a writer with rigor and taste, but as anyone who knew him (or sat near him) could tell you, he was as demonstrative and passionate an advocate as the theatre has ever had.
For the final podcast of the year, the editors plumb the year-end thoughts and feelings of critics from the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.