Juan A. Ramírez is a freelance writer and critic who covers pop culture. He serves as chief critic at Theatrely, and his work has appeared in the New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, and Interview magazine.

  1. encounter
    Bridget Everett Finally Gets Her Due“No. 1 on the call sheet is not always a plus-size fading flower.”
  2. taste test
    JoJo Puts Her Own Spin on Moulin Rouge!The chart-topping musician shares her preshow ritual for her Broadway debut.
  3. 5 questions with…
    Angelica Ross Is Putting Pressure on BroadwayThe Chicago star explains how she made one small — but powerful —change to the beloved musical.
  4. scene report
    Lea Michele’s Funny Girl Debut Slays the DayHer Funny Girl debut earned her seven standing ovations.
  5. encounter
    This Is Still Candace Bushnell’s CityAnd just like that … she’s back! For ten weeks.
  6. culture
    A Different Kind of Coming-Out StoryThe kind that isn’t actually a “story.” It’s a process.