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Comp Crisis

I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw that someone wrote a letter to the Reader chastising a critic for noticing the “friend-to-stranger” ratio, and then saying it doesn’t matter if the house is full of friends with comps, it is still an audience, let’s get over it. Ughghghghghghghghghghghghg! Whaaaaaaaat! Tip number one–if you […]

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Critical Spanking

There is a lot of talk these days about our city’s critics. The talk is both negative and positive. Most often the conversation fills me with more questions than anything else. One common scenario is that of the freshly blasted theaterite condemning the critic that just defecated all over his/her show. It is almost humorous […]