Theatre Matters

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Steven Oxman has contributed to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, American Theatre, Stagebill, and, most frequently, Variety, for which he has written over 300 television and theatre reviews.

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Obsolete Yet Essential

Terry Teachout, the drama critic for the Wall Street Journal and A+ blogger, intelligently ponders two fundamental truths: first, theatre is obsolete as an artistic technology; and second, that doesn't mean people shouldn't write plays.

To find the piece, go to his blog, scroll down under April 18th entries to the one entitled TT: Eternally Obsolete.