A Critic’s Place…(Hmnnn…)

“Like it or not, and most critics don’t, people turn to theater critics more for consumer advice than for wit, wisdom, perspective, or any of the other lofty reasons that are taught in Criticism 101. As time and money become more scrunched, readers are less interested in how Samuel Beckett may have influenced David Mamet or whether August Wilson ever read Eugene O’Neill than whether they should shell out up to a hundred bucks for a theater ticket.”