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Not a review…but an intriguing read about critics

Grab a cuppa coffee or put on a pot of tea. This is one of those reads you can sink yourself into.

It comes from the highly respected Theatre Communications Group and concerns theater criticism throughout the country. The way into the story is through the eyes of 12 of the country’s most influential theater critics.

You’ll see some recurring themes, so to speak, such as: the constant of a financial struggle; how some communities depend on a theater’s tourist appeal for their survival; that the wild and woolly theater scene does not necessarily happen in the northeast (think Austin, Tex.); and how most of these critics venture far from their own central community when it comes to reviewing theater.

Anyway, here’s the link…enjoy:

BTW, I found the story as I was surfing through the American Theatre Critics Association website…