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#ATCASF17 launches Twitter campaign!

The host committee of the ATCA annual conference in San Francisco is launching a Twitter campaign to promote the event and its participants and sponsors, and to enhance the overall ATCA social media presence. All ATCA members registered for the conference are encouraged to participate beginning...

Convention Hat flying westward . . .

The peripatetic Convention Hat is in the air from Pennsylvania to San Francisco, eager for its annual moment in the photographic sun. Since it was invented by Bill Gale so long ago not even he can remember when, it has been encrusted with some item from each...

Back to Manhattan; Excom election; dues going up . . .

* ATCA returns to NYC Nov 3-5, thanks to Sherry Eaker, Martha Steketee, Jonathan Mandell, Scott Bennett, Wendy Mathis Parker and others. Email Sherry with suggestions . * Excom seats are up for election using the new system, combining in-person and mail (for description, click below). * In July membership renewals,...

ATCA ExCom minutes show decisions on the budget, dues increase and international meetings

ATCA’s Executive Committee met last Thursday to discuss conferences and the planned membership drive. The minutes of the previous meeting, now posted to the Members Only area of the website, show the 2017 budget based on dues set at $100 for the new membership year...

2017.05.11 | ATCA Executive Committee Conference Call

ATCA Executive Committee Conference Call | May 11, 2017 DOWNLOAD Bill Hirschman called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m. EDT.  All of the Ex-Com members were present: Susan Cohn, Charles Giuliano, Lou Harry, Brad Hathaway, Bill Hirschman, Kerry Reid, Wendy Rosenfield, Ed Rubin, and Martha Steketee. Barbara...

DC Theater Community recognizes critic “whose love of theater is an inspiration”

(l-r) Tim Treanor and Lorraine Treanor present DC Theatre Scene’s Gary Maker Award to Joel Markowitz with Bruce Markowitz ready to read Joel’s remarks (Photo: James T. Rorke) Each year participating DC area theaters select a member of their audience “whose love of theatre is an...

Dallas Theater Center wins Regional Tony®

New York, NY (May 1, 2017) – The Tony Awards®  Administration Committee has announced that based on the recommendation by the American Theatre Critics Association, the Dallas Theater Center in Dallas, TX, will be the recipient of the 2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award. (For the history...

Linda Winer steps down after 48 years a critic

Linda Winer The rank (not ranks, hardly even one rank) of woman critics takes a huge hit when, after 30 years at Newsday, she leaves on May 12. It’s all about 400-word (and less) limits and not wanting to be clickbait. Read her interview with American Theatre.  ...

Seven weeks to San Francisco

The early registration deadline is gone, but you can still register and book rooms at the Hilton Hotel Union Square. And two deadlines for new members remain in effect to May 1: those who joined ATCA since the 2016 Philadelphia conference may still request registration sponsorship courtesy...

2017 Pulitzer Prizes: Nottage wins for drama, New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als for criticism

Hilton Als April 10 — Announced today: Lynn Nottage’s play “Sweat,” about the American working class, was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for drama (ATCA’s Wendy Rosenfield served on the drama jury). But the more unusual news is that New Yorker critic  Hilton Als won the prize for criticism, only the second...