A Little Respite, A Little Rest

Hey all. It’s your friendly neighborhood playwright/blogger here. You might have noticed a slight lull in reviewing. It’s not that I haven’t seen shows – I saw Hamlet at Park Square at the beginning of October, The Privateer at Park Square a couple of weeks ago, and In the Next Room at the Rarig Center just thisContinue reading “A Little Respite, A Little Rest”

The Critic as an Artist

This is the second in a series of posts I’ll be writing on the topic of theater criticism. In this selection, I’ll be looking at Oscar Wilde’s ideas of criticism and how it can become an art form of its own. If you happened to see The Critic/The Real Inspector Hound at the Guthrie thisContinue reading “The Critic as an Artist”

A Shared Experience: How Do We Discuss Art?

This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be writing on the topic of theater criticism. In this selection, I’ll be looking at how we think about the shows we watch and how our use of labels cam be harmful. On March 19th, I attend Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music:Continue reading “A Shared Experience: How Do We Discuss Art?”