critic

(redirected from drama critic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

critic

a professional judge of art, music, literature, etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
So she asked Frank how he feels about losing so much power and prestige after 30 years as a premier drama critic.
For 20 years, John Lahr was the senior drama critic of The New Yorker, for which he still writes profiles.
Albert Williams, drama critic for the alternative Chicago Reader, has been named the winner of the 1999-2000 George Jean Nathan Award.
Drama Critic, Whata Brainstorm, Val's Prince and Gritty Sandie look to be the principals, but the presence of Cetewayo, a Grade 1 winner two seasons ago for Michael Dickinson and only lightly raced since, may have everyone guessing.
Willum the love-struck architect, fast departing Tansy his weathergirl lover, and drama critic pal Axel, are celebrating Willum's 34th birthday, and all goes well until the Nerd arrives.
He later became a drama critic in London, for The Sunday Times, and chief book reviewer for The Times.
Paul Shawool, a Lebanese drama critic who saw a Syrian performance of The Key, praised the mise-en-scene but thought the text to be substantially flawed.
Educated at the Giggleswick and Manchester grammar schools, Agate went to London to become a journalist, working as drama critic for several papers.
Irving Wardle, former London Times drama critic, brings his abundant knowledge and first-hand experience of the critic's task to his two-part book, Theatre Criticism, both a "how-to" textbook and something of a confessional.
The most dramatic example of this came last year when the Pulitzer committee declined to give out any award in criticism after screeners came up with three decidedly unconventional finalists: Village Voice drama critic Michael Feingold, Village Voice advertising critic Leslie Savan, and a Los Angeles Times writer named Itabari Njeri.
He investigates culture, nation, and location in the work of performers, playwrights, and theater critics such as Irish actor and playwright Michael Mac Liammoir, drama critic John Mason Brown, Albanian actor Alexander Moissi, playwrights Noel Coward and Eugene O'Neill, and late-nineteenth century Viennese culture.
Hughes extended the range and scope of the dance coverage, a move I continued, making the dance pages more accessible perhaps because, in the other role of chief drama critic for 10 of my 12 Times years, I expanded the dance column's constituency.