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April 18   -   ArtsJournal: music

Did the NY Times Pass Up An Opportunity When It Hired Its New Theatre Critic?

"For the greater good of theater criticism as a legitimate form of journalism and for the greater good of theater as an art form, yes, I’d have preferred that the Times authentically looked for, and found, a 30-year-old woman of color or a 34-year-old man of Asian ethnicity or even — in the spirit of a long tradition — pulled some 27-year-old reporter off the sports desk and provided them with a shot."

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