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Jon Sobel is an Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases. He writes the blog Park Odyssey, for which he is visiting and blogging every park in New York City—over a thousand of them. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. By night he's a working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

Theater Review (NYC): Living Dead in Denmark by Qui Nguyen

A revival of a Shakespeare-zombie mashup doesn't quite coagulate at the Gene Frankel Theatre. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Eterniday by Chuck Mee

This joyful dance-theater collage revels in high spirits but withholds deeper meanings. Read More »

Music Review: Indie Round-Up – Kree Woods, Craig Jackson Band, Go Jane Go

Kree Woods is that rare pop singer-songwriter with all the puzzle pieces: vocals, songwriting, and a great sound. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Mistakes Madeline Made by Elizabeth Meriwether

A sharp comedy by the creator of Fox's New Girl gets an excellent Off Off Broadway revival. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein’s ‘Kinky Boots’ on Broadway

Stark Sands & Billy Porter in "Kinky Boots"

This sparkly, high-spirited musical isn't subtle or terribly deep, but has an endearing story and appealing music. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Picture of Dorian Gray

There's a reason Oscar Wilde wrote this story as a novel, not a play. Read More »

TV Review: The Good Wife – “The Wheels of Justice”

Kalinda investigates Diane's past, with results ranging from the painful to the absurd. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Bacchae by Euripides at the Secret Theatre

Smart staging and physical comedy make this an accessible if grisly piece of ancient Greek theater for a modern audience. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Mansai Nomura’s Macbeth at the Japan Society

A cast of five tells an intense, streamlined version of the Scottish play. In Japanese, but I hardly noticed. Read More »

TV Review: The Good Wife – “Death of a Client”

Flashbacks of two different kinds roil Alicia's mind in a very good St. Patrick's Day episode. Read More »