Category Archives: Opinion piece

In which a theatre attempts an experiment with criticism, and critics lose the plot

Now here’s an interesting one. This past week, Toronto’s Factory Theatre announced that they are inviting the media to their upcoming production of The Art of Building a Bunker by Adam Lazarus and Guillermo Verdecchia five days after the show opens. … Continue reading

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The crisis in theatre criticism is critics saying there’s a crisis

Mark Shenton, chairperson of the Drama section of the London (UK) Critics’ Circle, has opened another chapter in an ongoing discussion about the changing nature of theatre criticism. After Mark commented in a Stage column that there were currently ‘no … Continue reading

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