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Hot Seat Theater Criticism for the New York Times, 1980-1993

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ISBN-10: 0679453008

ISBN-13: 9780679453000

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frank Rich

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In his nearly fourteen years as chief drama critic of The New York Times, Frank Rich was both admired as a passionate advocate for the best in New York theater and reviled as "the Butcher of Broadway" for his presumed destructive power over the commercial fate of Broadway shows. Hot Seat is Rich's definitive chronicle of his long run--an encyclopedic anthology of more than three hundred of his best reviews and essays, interspersed with further thoughts, entirely new to this volume, about his adventures on the aisle at the tumultuous time when Broadway was decimated by AIDS and colonized by the British musical.          Rich's opening-night accounts of an era's biggest hits (from…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/13/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1072
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Frank Rich served from 1980 to 1993 as the chief drama critic for The New York Times and since 1994 has been an op-ed columnist at the paper. He lives in New York City with his wife, the writer Alex Witchel.