Every December, as the theater year draws to a close, we welcome the opportunity to extend one final salute to good work, of which there is always much. This year I thought it might be refreshing to let our local theater heads do the saluting. I liked the idea of allowing practitioners to be fans. I hoped they would steer recognition to artists for reasons that a reviewer might not note — an actor, for instance, who was especially deft at sustaining a performance over... More >>>