A. Rey Pamatmat

Commentary: In The UK and US, Bias Infects Theatre Reviews

  • June 22nd, 2015

“You can’t draw sweet water from a foul well,” critic Brooks Atkinson wrote of his initial reaction to the musical Pal Joey. I don’t know whether Christopher Hart of The Sunday Times in London knows this famous quote, but it certainly seems to summarize his approach to reviewing the London premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s The Motherf***er With The…