Who in genteel, sweet North Carolina would think of keeping a critic out of a show? It’s rare, but from time to time presenters do decline our request for press passes. Here are two recent reports of bans in Britain. Makes one want to rush out and make big donations to the alternative press, doesn’t it?

With thanks to ArtsJournal, click here – Why It’s No Good Blacklisting Theater Critics From Shows (According To A Theater Critic) – and here – Banning A Critic From A Show Never Works Anyway (Says Another Theater Critic).