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.
The review aggregation site will publish original criticism alongside its thumbs-up-or-down parsings of NYC theatre reviews.
In this episode we talk to critics on both coasts (with JR holding down the Midwest) about criticism, in-person theatre, and Twitter vs. TikTok.
The pandemic led to innovative, alternative forms of theatre. Can theatre criticism keep up?