On Saturday, October 27, from 10 am to 12 noon, Better Lemons and Theatre West will be hosting “Meet the Critics!” part 2, featuring several of LA’s premier critics for a panel discussion of theatre criticism.
This is a great opportunity to meet the critics face to face and to get insight into effective strategies for engaging the critics and partnering with them in promoting LA Theatre.
We will be addressing questions such as “What is a critic’s role?” and “How do you reach out to a critic?” and “What are critics looking for?” and “How can we work together?”, and the biggest…”How do I get a review?”
Plus, we’ll hear some tips on how to contact them and how to pitch them!
Confirmed critics on the Panel:
VANESSA CATE – Assigning Editor for Stage Raw and the Editor-in-Chief for @ThisStage.LA
ELLEN DOSTALLA Drama Critics Circle member, Sr. Editor for BroadwayWorld/LA and Owner of Musicals in LA
ERNEST KEARNEY – Award-winning LA playwright and contributor for
DAVID MacDOWELL BLUE – Owner of Night-Tinted Glasses
TRACEY PALEO – Owner of Gia on the Move and contributor of Discover Hollywood Magazine
ROB STEVENSLA Drama Critics Circle member, founder of The Robby Awards, and reviewer for Haines His Way
For our past panel of critics, please listen to our first Meet the Critics Panel podcast on Soundcloud.
Gather some postcards of your show, bring your 30 second elevator pitch, and bring your coffee mug for fresh brew from Theatre West.
Saturday, October 27th
10am – 12 noon
Theatre West
3333 Cahuenga Blvd West
Hollywood, CA 90068
Fill out the form below to RSVP and add questions you want us to ask the critics.
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