The Paperless Critic

The fate of the newspaper critic is closely tied to the fate of print media. Can either survive?

Hidden Gems of the American Theater

Everyone knows the staples of the Broadway repertoire; they get recycled every decade or so. Which masterpieces are we overlooking?

How to Write A Splendid Libretto

Music and drama critic Terry Teachout recently wrote his first libretto; the opera became a hit. What would he advise others attempting this daunting form?

“Floating Above the Beat”

Critic Terry Teachout describes the unrestrained, abstract magic of his favorite Louis Armstrong recording.