Perspectives in Criticism (Archive)
Click here for Gunderson’s talk (Humana Festival, 2014), the 33rd in a series that began in 1992.
Terry Teachout delivers 20th anniversary Perspectives in Criticism address, "The Power of Enthusiasm"
Click here for Terry’s talk, delivered at the Chicago conference in June, 2012.
1992, Feb, NYC: Clive Barnes
1992, May, Cleveland: William Henry.
1993, May, Seattle: Michael Feingold.
1994, July, O’Neill Theater Center: Ernie Schier.
1995, May, Dallas/Fort Worth: Jeremy Gerard.
1996, Miami: Margo Jefferson.
1997, July, Salt Lake City: Sylvie Drake.
1998, May, Denver: Dan Sullivan.
1999, Feb., NYC: Frank Rich.
1999, June, Philadelphia: Henry Hewes.
2000, Louisville: Richard Christiansen.
2001, Feb., NYC: Robert Brustein.
2001, July, Ashland: Robert Hurwitt.
2002, Feb., NYC: Linda Winer.
2002, June, Chicago: Albert Williams.
2003, March, NYC: Eric Bentley.
2003, June, St. Paul: Nancy Melich.
2004, June, San Francisco: Misha Berson.
2005, Feb., NYC: Julius Novick.
2005, June, Los Angeles: Norman Lear, keynote at first National Critics Conference.
2006, Feb, NYC: John Simon.
2006, June, Shaw Festival: Leonard Conolly on GBS as a critic;
Stratford Festival: Ian Herbert and Robert Cushman on “Critics and the Bard.”
2008, June, Washington, D.C.: Trey Graham, Peter Marks and Bob Mondello.
2009, April, Sarasota: theater columnist Michael Riedel.
2009, Oct., NYC: producer Ken Waissman.
2010, Feb., Denver: ATCA panel of Christine Dolen, Jeffrey Jenkins, Chris Jones and Chris Rawson, moderated by Jim Steinberg.
2010, July, O’Neill Theater Center: film critic (and former ATCA member and theater critic at a half-dozen papers) Michael Phillips.
2011, Feb., NYC: playwright-director-artistic director Emily Mann, playwrights Adam Rapp and Richard Nelson and artistic director Tim Sanford. Click for transcript.
2011, July, Ashland, Oregon: Jim O’Quinn.
2012, June, Chicago: Terry Teachout. Click for transcript.
2013, July, Shepherdstown, WV: Jason Zinoman. Click for transcript.
2014, April, Louisville: Lauren Gunderson. Click for transcript.
2014, Nov., NYC: playwrights Arthur Kopit, David Henry Hwang, Doug Wright and Tina Howe.
2015, March, New Orleans: Hedy Weiss. Click for audio recording.
2016, April, Philadelphia, Diep Tran. (Click for transcript.)