Like most theater critics, I am a slow learner. (Why else would we still be theater critics?) So I didn't realize, until last month, that the Broadway League was trying to kill me. No, I don't mean that literally: It wasn't an intentional act on their part, and it wasn't directed against me personally. No malevolence or violence was involved. The League, the trade association of Broadway-theater owners, operators, producers, presenters, and general managers, was just doing what it's supposed to do: scheduling the dates on which Broadway productions had to open to be eligible for this... More >>>