Author: ATCA

S.F. Bay-area theaters target online critics

Press representatives for nine prominent San Francisco Bay-area theaters have just asked what they call “citizen journalists” (online theater critics and/or bloggers) to supply statistics on web traffic, “to demonstrate to our employers that the press passes we issue deliver a meaningful return on investment”...

Chicago Conference adds another star, Simon Callow

Simon Callow Distinguished actor Simon Callow, CBE, will meet with ATCA members and guests and answer questions in “A Conversation with Simon Callow” on Saturday, June 16. Callow is best-known to American audiences for his film work (Amadeus, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love) and his occasional TV...

Chicago Conference hotel blocs closing; late-night choices added

Our room blocs at Club Quarters and Red Roof Inn officially closed May 15, but the hotels agreed to hold a few rooms each for late-arriving registrations. If you plan to attend the Chicago Conference, it is ESSENTIAL that you notify Jonathan Abarbanel of your hotel choice...

Caridad Svich (Primus Prize) and Darren Canady (Osborn Award) to attend ATCA/Chicago

 Svich and Canady, winners of the 2011 Primus  and 2012 Osborn, respectively, have already received their checks. But they will join us Friday, June 15, for us to applaud their achievements — and they will be with us for much of the Chicago conference, for...

ATCA meets ‘Iceman’ in Chicago

“No matter how far you have to go to get there, the place to be right now is Chicago, where Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy are starring in Robert Falls’ Goodman Theatre revival of The Iceman Cometh.”— Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal. Teachout is the Perspectives in Criticism speaker at ATCA’s Chicago conference,...

ATCA Chicago 2012: full schedule available; hotel and early registration deadlines loom

The reduced early registration rate for the Chicago Annual Conference, June 13-17, ends this Friday (May 11 post-marked). After Friday, registration will be $145 for ATCA members and $165 for guests. Rooms are still available at the Red Roof Inn and Club Quarters, which offer special ATCA...

Regional Theatre Tony® Award goes to Shakespeare Theatre Company

Based on ATCA’s recommendation as determined by a balloting procedure guided by Chris Jones, the Shakespeare Theatre Company of Washington, D.C. will receive the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award®, which honors a non-profit, professional regional theatre that has displayed a continuous level of artistic achievement contributing to the...

Outer Critics Circle announces nominations

Nice Work If You Can Get It leads with 9 nominations. See the full list here. Winners in 23 categories will be announced May 14, with the awards given May 24. ...

Nominations for 30th Elliot Norton Awards announced by Boston Theater Critics Association

Elliot Norton Nominations in 24 categories are selected by the 11-member Boston group. Named for the ATCA co-founder, who lived to be 100, the awards will be presented May 21, including a special tribute to Tommy Tune. See the full list here (note link to fuller press release). ...

Chicago ATCA Conference to feature Lane & Dennehy, plus Teachout

The Goodman Theatre’s “The Iceman Cometh” with Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy will be part of ATCA Chicago 2012 (June 13-17), and Terry Teachout (Wall Street Journal) will deliver the Perspectives in Criticism talk. There’s much more, and more to be announced, but why wait? For registration info, scroll down or click here. ...