Tag Archives: Charles McNulty

Updated: Lauded L.A. Theater in 2016

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Local writers are reflecting on the best that appeared on Los Angeles stages, both large and small, the previous 365 days.  Turns out there was a lot: L.A. Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty’s list focused nearly exclusively on the larger stages but Orson Bean’s storytelling at the Pacific Resident Theatre made the list as well. Dany Margolies‘s list at Time Out includes the highly lauded ...

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LA Times Drama Critic McNulty’s Best of 2015 Theater

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LA Times: Charles McNulty reflects on the theater highlights of 2015. Fun Home and Hamilton:  These musicals, both of which began at the Public Theater, have brought new currency to an art form too long enthralled to dopey movie adaptations and jukebox nostalgia.

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LA Times Critic Charles McNulty Lauds New Generation of Playwrights

LA Times Theater Critic, Charles McNulty, writes of the current revolution in American play writing: This fall season has provided Los Angeles theatergoers the opportunity to become better acquainted with the most exciting generation of playwrights to have burst onto the scene since I became a theater critic more than two decades ago.  

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Stage Raw’s 2nd Symposium: “Funding Arts Journalism”

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Stage Raw: These are tumultuous days for the theater community in Los Angeles, but one thing is for sure: There has never been a better time for the community to draw together for the purposes of thought-provoking self-analysis.  Jenny Lower reports on Stage Raw’s second of three symposia: “Funding Arts Journalism.”  

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Self-criticism: A theater critic’s search for nuance in the age of Yelp

LA Times:  Looking back on 10 years in Los Angeles, LA Times’ chief theater critic, Charles McNulty, gives his observations on what is troubling about theater criticism in the digital age and how these issues might be addressed.

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Stage Raw’s First Symposium: “Visualizing the Invisible: Form and Content”

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Stage Raw: These are tumultuous days for the theater community in Los Angeles, but one thing is for sure: There has never been a better time for the community to draw together for the purposes of thought-provoking self-analysis.  Paul Birchall reports on Stage Raw’s first of three symposia: “Visualizing the Invisible: Form and Content.”

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