Charles Isherwood (born 1964/65)is an American theater critic.
Isherwood obtained his degree from Stanford University.[ citation needed ]
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Isherwood wrote for Back Stage West in Los Angeles. In 1993, he joined the staff of Variety , where he was promoted to the position of chief theatre critic in 1998.
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In 2004, Isherwood was hired by the New York Times . He was fired by the paper in 2017, reportedly following public disputes with colleagues and correspondence with theatre producers that were classified as "unethical."In March 2017, Isherwood was hired as a contributor for the website Broadway News.
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