Friday, September 26, 2008

Critics have sell-by dates?


nytheatre mike said...

I pretty much agree with this. Most theater reviewers in New York know this, but won't admit it because it'd mean they'd all be out of work. Doesn't make it any less true, though. Only a handful (like Martin Denton, for instance) are exempt from this - primarily because they still think of themselves as fans of the theater instead of "theater critics."

Adam said...

Maybe that's why Bruce Weber left theatre reviewing. There are playwrights I know that feel the same way about their work--they have nothing new left to say. Anything can become repetitive I guess.