Hayley Levitt

Point-Counterpoint: Are Program Notes Ever a Good Idea?
TheaterMania's critics debate the practice of reading about the show in the program before you see it.
Point-Counterpoint: Is It Time to Kill A Christmas Carol?
One of TheaterMania's critics defends the honor of the holiday ritual. The other thinks it's dead as a doornail.
Point-Counterpoint: The Playwright's Intent vs. the Director's Vision
Should the playwright have the final word on what makes it to the stage?
Point-Counterpoint: Do Stars Deserve Applause Just for Showing Up?
Our critics debate the time-honored practice of entrance applause.
Point-Counterpoint: How Uncomfortable Should Audiences Be in the Theater?
Our critics debate where the line exists between telling a story and torturing the audience.
Point-Counterpoint: Are Intermissions Necessary?
Two TheaterMania critics argue the merits of halftime at the theater.
Point-Counterpoint: Dressing Up for the Theater
Two TheaterMania critics argue the pros and cons of dressing your best when you see a show.