criticism

New York theatre has lost two of its leading critics in one week amid concerns from commentators that theatre coverage in the city is...

It is not a critic's job to inflict pain on theatremakers and actors who fall short of our standards of theatrical excellence. The box...

Meet our panel: We have given our panellists pen-names and used stock images but their biographies reflect their real career details... Albert Parker is 58...

It’s been ages since I wrote a real stinker: an all-out, one-star assault. When I was younger – still indignant, still stupid – they...

Have you ever had that moment where you read a review and so vehemently disagreed with it that it made you angry? This doesn't happen...

Like anxious courtiers of the ailing Henry VIII, it may be judicious for us to anticipate future regimes. You see, a day will come...

One of the joys of going to the theatre is that we each have our own responses to it. There's no right or wrong...

"Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me." The stock reply to verbal bullies doesn't necessarily apply to critics,...

The Guardian’s decision to cut Lyn Gardner’s blog (News, March 23) is a massive loss to theatre people and the public. Gardner has always been...
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