It seems fitting that a penultimate Fringe show should come with a bit of drama. We've all survived a month of triumphs (Good reviews! Networking! Belly laughs from audience number 13!) and disappointments (Comped producer never showed! Mediocre reviews! Stoned silence from audience number 22!
I was curious to know what it's like to be a critic at the Fringe. If you watch 10 shows a day how do you stay open minded? Is Twitter and the multi-headed reviewer blog hydra killing the role of the critic, now that everyone's a critic? Why work as a critic in the first place?