Terry Teachout

TERRY TEACHOUT is the drama critic of the" Wall Street Journal" and the chief culture critic of "Commentary". He played jazz professionally before becoming a full-time writer. His books include "All in the Dances: A Brief Life of George Balanchine", "The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, " and "A Terry Teachout Reader". He blogs about the arts at www.terryteachout.com.