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We need a little Christmas, as Jerry Herman once wrote. Charles Gross' show, by that standard, is year-round cheer.
The theatrosphere does not obviate the need for people to comport themselves like actual adults.
All theater bloggers -- blogger critics, directors, playwrights, dramaturgs, educators and fans -- are invited.
Critics don't really want influence. They want exercise.
The theater has lost a great chronicler and contributor.
A zany comedy about the theater that actually lands far more humorous punches than you would think.
A critic can still contribute meaningfully to the cultural equation, if he or she is good, without insisting on determining whether people's wallets are open or shut.
So what, exactly, was the point? From the looks of the 10 projects, a clear majority are already off-the-ground endeavors.
The organizers are on to something extraordinary. If only they weren't committing an unforced error.
Can anyone imagine one of the critics organizations in New York actually doing something on behalf of critics?