Jessica Goldman

Jessica Goldman

Jessica Goldman was the theater critic for CBC Radio in Calgary prior to joining the Houston Press team. Her work has also appeared in American Theatre Magazine, Globe and Mail and Alberta Views. Jessica is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association.

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  • 11 days ago | Stage

    It's overwhelmingly tempting for any critic, when writing about a production of Samuel Beckett works, to begin a review by penning paragraph after paragraph on the brilliance of the man, the work he accomplished and why you must pay reverence. Bec...

  • 1 month ago | Stage

    Blake Weir was a member of a theater company for a couple of years when the realization finally hit him — the money he was making was never going to help him pay off his student loans. So, he quit his position and did what so many theater actors d...

  • 1 month ago | Stage

    What’s a Houstonian to do if he or she develops a yen for theater around the holidays but would rather poke their eyes out with candy canes and drown a slow death in eggnog than sit through one of those treacly feel-good seasonal productions? Hist...

  • 2 months ago | Stage

    Generally speaking, there are three types of vampire stories. You have the Anne Rice Interview with a Vampire historic/gothic narrative dripping with sexual innuendo, sinister possibility, and male-dominated storylines. Then there’s the Twilight a...

  • 2 months ago | Stage

    Responsibility and impact. These are the themes at the center of many of Lucy Kirkwood’s award-winning and celebrated plays. Houston audiences got a taste of this last February when Stages Repertory Theatre produced Kirkwood’s, NSFW,  a play ...

  • 3 months ago | Stage

    Bless their hearts. This saying is among the first Southern phrases one learns upon moving to Houston. My understanding of it, in its kindest iteration, is that it conveys a feeling of empathy. An acknowledgment that effort was made, even if the i...

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