On this week’s podcast, the critics discuss when it’s appropriate to discuss an actor’s appearance in a review, plus they battle over ‘Be More Chill.’
In this week’s episode, we welcome Robert Askins, author of “Hand to God,” aka the most-produced play in America! Plus, we invite some critics to discuss the play and whether it deserves to be on top.
Shaw, Bentley, Tynan—it’s not so odd for professional critics to work the other side of the footlights. But there are a few ground rules.
Alongside popular shows by Shakespeare, Coward, Ibsen and Garson Kanin is a seldom-seen melodrama by David Belasco.
The awards and prizes that have been given out since our last issue.
Matthew Irwin makes a case for arts journalism in the 21st century.