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The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing
The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing

One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book projects.  The New Yorker made the announcement this week on its arts blog, Culture Desk. Lahr joined the magazine in 1992 during the Tina Brown era and has contributed numerous pieces of criticism as well as longer profiles on famous cultural figures including Ingmar Bergman, Woody Allen, Judi Dench and Helen Mirren. As a critical voice, Lahr has been generally less feared than some of his more vicious peers at the New York Times...

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