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Karen Fricker

Karen Fricker is a theatre critic at the Toronto Star, an Associate Professor of Dramatic Arts at Brock University, and the vice-president of the Canadian Theatre Critics Association. She previously worked as a critic in London, UK; Dublin; and New York City, and has a PhD in theatre from Trinity College, Dublin. Her book The Original Stage Productions of Robert Lepage: Making Theatre Global will be published later in 2020 by Manchester University Press. Her research interests also include contemporary circus and the changing nature of theatre criticism in the digital age.