For many years, I've heard people say that critics don't matter and awards don't matter. These people think that it is all about social media and word-of-mouth. But I've never bought that. There are some shows that are critic-proof. There are some shows that don't need to a win a Tony Award to succeed. Then there are those shows that need critics, awards or both.
Recently I went to see A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder for the first time on Broadway. I had seen it out-of-town, but had not been to see it at the Walter Kerr yet. It was a random Tuesday night and the house was full. I had been reading the weekly grosses, so in theory I knew it would be ful...
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