Grant Schatzman is a Philadelphia-based writer, critic, and editor. A regular contributor to World Literature Today, he has covered arts, culture, and community happenings for various local publications. Grant's academic roots are in literature, aesthetics, and inter-art studies, with a recent emphasis on musical theater and dance. In his free time, he's an avid traveler and language learner, and loves little more than catching a show in a strange city. With a passion for the performing arts that lights on small productions as much as main-stage classics, he approaches criticism as an art of attentiveness and takes writing reviews as his best shot at bringing folks into the room from afar.