People keep coming up to me and telling me, “I didn’t know Michael had a mother!” exclaimed Mrs. Riedel, proving once and for all that the famously divisive theater critic Michael Riedel was not hatched out of an egg of searing criticism. We were discussing her son after the Theatre Communication Group’s Salon Evening at The Players club, which Mr. Riedel had moderated.
“I get that a lot,” she smiled. We smiled back at our future mother-in-law. Read More