Bob Abelman

Bob Abelman, author of the book “All the World’s a Stage Fright: Misadventures of a Clandestine Critic (a Novella)”.

Bob Abelman is the theater critic for the Austin Chronicle and has long been a syndicated theater critic and entertainment feature writer in Cleveland, Ohio, which has the second-largest theater district in the U.S. after New York City. He is also a professional actor who, as a younger man, appeared on Broadway and so far off-Broadway it was Connecticut.

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Humorous Tales of Theater from a Critic’s Point of View
The longtime theater critic and arts columnist (Cleveland Jewish News, Austin Chronicle) has been both an actor and a critic. He shares experiences from both sides of the stage and reads from his two humorous novels set in the world of theater.

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Austin, TX

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