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Theater critic Terry Teachout wins a $250,000 Bradley Prize
Theater critic Terry Teachout wins a $250,000 Bradley Prize

Sure it pays for a theater critic to be right, but for Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal, coming from the right has paid off to the tune of $250,000 -- the amount of a prize he'll receive from the conservative Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. The Milwaukee-based foundation, known for supporting conservative think tanks, scholars and causes, has been awarding four Bradley Prizes each year since 2004, and Teachout is the first winner who's primarily involved in the arts. A Bradley Prize dwarfs the $10,000 cash component of a Pulitzer prize for criticism. The prize is for "contributions of excellence" that dovetail with the Bradley Foundation's mission,...