Author: ATCA

Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater to receive 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award

May 22 — The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will be the recipient of the 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award. The honor will be presented at the 77th annual...

American Theatre Critics/Journalists Association names D.R. Lewis as its second Helbing Fellowship winner

The prize offers the recipient a $5,000 stipend and year of mentorship and collaboration on a LGBTQ+-themed theater project. D.R. Lewis NEW YORK — The American Theatre Critics/Journalists Association (ATCA) and Foundation ATCA have announced D.R. Lewis as the second recipient of the ATCA Helbing Fellowship for...

ATCA, Steinberg, playwrights, and playmakers at PPF 2024

L-R Jennifer Blackmer, Steinberg/ATCA citation winner for I Carry Your Heart With Me; Jacob Janssen, artistic director, Third Avenue PlayWorks; Cameron Kelsall, co-chair, Steinberg/ATCA New Play committee; Jim Steinberg, Harold and Mimi Steinberg Trust; Lloyd Suh, Steinberg/ATCA winner for The Heart Sellers; Annika Perez-Krikorian, associate...

Jennifer Vosters wins 2024 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for “Songs Without Words”

Jennifer Vosters (she/her) COSTA MESA, Calif. – Jennifer Vosters has won the American Theatre Critics Association’s (ATCA) 2023 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for her play Songs Without Words. Given by ATCA in memory of critic, director, educator and new play advocate M. Elizabeth “Betty” Osborn (1941-1993), the prize recognizes the work...

Lloyd Suh wins 2024 Steinberg/ATCA Award for “The Heart Sellers”

Lloyd Suh (he/him) COSTA MESA, Calif. – Playwright Lloyd Suh has won the 2024 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award for his play The Heart Sellers. The Steinberg/ATCA Award, which carries a $25,000 cash prize, recognizes an outstanding script that premiered in a professional production...

Critical Insight program announces inaugural season

A new "generative writing fellowship" has been announced, housed at the Pittsburgh Public Theater, partnering with American Theatre magazine, utilizing as mentors leading theater writers and editors from around the country, and developing "fellow-curated newsletters" and establishing publication contacts for distribution of writing developed during...

AICT-IATC President Jenkins and ATCA Chair Chávez offer thoughts on World Theatre Day

World Theatre Day (WTD) has been celebrated around the world since 1962 on the 27th of March as both a party and a commitment. The organization's website notes (using British spellings) that the day "is a celebration for those who can see the value and...

Finalists announced for 2024 Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award

NEW YORK — The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) today announced six finalists for the 2024 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, recognizing the playwrights who produced the best scripts that premiered professionally outside of New York City in 2023.  The top award, which carries...

Full-time theater critic opportunity at Washington Post

After years (and years) of declining theater critic opportunities, the retirement of the great Peter Marks leads to an opportunity for the profession: a full time gig at the Washington post with the expectation to cover DC, New York, and beyond. The online job description begins...

Member Peter Filichia to be honored by the Theatre World Awards

New York, NY – (February 28, 2024) -- The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced two of the individuals to be honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards to be held on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at a...