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critic

a professional judge of art, music, literature, etc.
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Unlike Shawool and Badawi, the Egyptian drama critic Ali al-Ra'i thinks highly of the play: "The play fascinates by a delightful reinterpretation of folklore which is both sympathetic and clear-sighted.
But best of all is the world-weary wit of ageing drama critic Rodney, played by Oscar nominee Nigel Hawthorne.
Frank Rich, the paper's former drama critic and now a columnist, applauded the film on the op-ed page.
I was interviewing Former Times drama critic Frank Rich, and his equally well-known wife, Times ace Alex Witchel.
Following a stint as a marine commando, he took a job as a drama critic on a local newspaper.
His career included announcing the assassination of US President John F Kennedy in 1963 while an ITV newsreader, working as drama critic and arts editor of Punch magazine and reviewing plays for numerous newspapers and magazines.
Manchester, and a young Doris Hering making a mark, in newspapers, dance criticism was generally left to the music critic or, more uncommonly, the drama critic.
Williams speaks in a way that just rattles through time," comments Frank Rich, op-ed columnist and former chief drama critic for The New York Times.
Both William Henry, a senior writer and drama critic for Time magazine, and Christopher Lasch, a sociologist, have fashionably "liberal" credentials.
Ken was the drama critic at Worcester Magazine for over 20 years and also hosted a program for several years reviewing plays on local access cable television.
It is as if a drama critic who hates cinema writes a poor review of Schindler's List--I learn only about the reviewer's prejudices and nothing about the merits of the film.