In a unique partnership between Literary Cleveland, Executive Director (and award-winning theatre critic) Christine Howey, and the BorderLight Festival, emerging writers learned the basics of theatre criticism, then were offered the opportunity to attend and review performances.


Aim'd So Near
Review by Valeriya Nedviga

Review by Valeriya Nedviga

Children of Lir
Review by Valeriya Nedviga

In Their Footsteps
Review by Bonne Blair

Peter Pan and Wendy
Review by Ryan Cina

Table for Two
Review by Bonne Blair

Waiting On Godot
Review by Sharmon Sollitto

Classes were led by Literary Cleveland Executive Director and award-winning theatre critic, Christine Howey, a 20 year veteran of such publications such as The Plain Dealer and Cleveland Scene. Ms. Howey has published four books of poetry and was named Poet Laureate of Cleveland Heights (2016-2018). She was named Best Critic in Ohio by the Press Club of Cleveland and the Society for Professional Journalists.