Lahr, an author and drama critic
, collects profiles and reviews he wrote for The New Yorker of playwrights, productions, and directors, including Arthur Miller, August Wilson, Tony Kushner, David Mamet, Sarah Ruhl, Clifford Odets, David Rabe, Harold Pinter, Wallace Shawn, Neil LaBute, Sam Shepard, William Shakespeare, Nicholas Hytner, Ingmar Bergman, Susan Stroman, John Barton, and Arcadia, The Pajama Game, The Retreat from Moscow, Private Lives, Company, Sweeney Todd, Me, Myself & I, Oklahoma!, The Light in the Piazza, Orpheus Descending, The Rose Tattoo, and Carousel.
But, as a former drama critic
, I was fascinated by the show.
Whitelaw was married first to the actor Peter Vaughan and, until his death, to the writer and drama critic
Robert Muller, with whom she had a son.
He was great this year in Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel.'') Here, he plays a drama critic
, not urbane like Addison DeWitt, but still hated just as much as all critics...
If it wasn't bad enough that drama critic
Mortimer Brewster has to cope with discovering the secret ingredient in his Aunts' otherwise delightful elderberry wine, he has to deal with his two brothers, one of whom is the personification of crazy, and the other...
A drama critic
has a historical and descriptive function; his job is to look at and look after the theater; a reviewer's job is to look after the audience.
He studied at Trinity College while working as a civil servant in Dublin Castle and moonlighting as a newspaper drama critic
. In 1878, he moved to London and became an administrator of the Irving Company at the Lyceum theatre.
The play revolves around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic
who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn as he decides whether to marry the woman he loves.
"Our private channel virtually switched to copycat mode; from informal script to colourful costumes and from unrealistic visual effects to high-sounding background music," said Beenish Wayne, a TV drama critic
and social activist.
Play time for Chris The Dikler is no drama critic
but he can recommend tuning to BBC Radio 3 if you are making the long drive home from Ayr on Saturday night.
And it was camp comedian Alan Carr who minced into the Telegraph offices, resplendent in white suit and dickey-bow, to shoot scenes in which he plays a local newspaper's colourful drama critic
The drama critic
for the Sunday Times advised that if you could not get tickets to see Olivier's Othello at the Old Vic, the Greeks in E15 were the next best thing on offer.