Events

Final, updated schedule for ATCA Chicago 2012

Read the final, completed schedule below or click here to view a pdf printable version. ATCA CHICAGO 2012 Annual Conference Schedule June 12, Tuesday      -3PM-7PM, Executive Committee meets, home of Jonathan Abarbanel.      -Early arrivals, members and guests at Conference hotels; free time. June 13, Wednesday      -Executive Committee meets, 10AM-3PM, Club Quarters Hotel.      -Arrivals,...

More on Chicago (June 13-17); still time to register

“NATO has left the building and Chicago is still intact.” So says Jonathan Abarbanel, chair of ATCA’s Chicago conference, June 13-17. Recent schedule additions include a Soul Food dinner courtesy of brand-new $19 million Black Ensemble Cultural Center, followed by the Ensemble’s latest musical biography, “The...

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...

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. ...

Perspectives in Criticism, 2011: The contemporary role of the critic

Click here for a transcript of the Perspectives in CriticismIra Bilowit, Tim Sanford, Adam Rapp, Emily Mann, Richard Nelson, Chris Rawson panel of playwrights Adam Rapp and Richard Nelson, artistic director Tim Sanford and producer-director-playwright Emily Mann, moderated by Ira Bilowit and Chris Rawson, arranged and launched by Sherry Eaker, at the NY...

Will YOU be in Chicago June 13-17?

 (and in Milwaukee June 17-20?) Chicago is this year’s site of ATCA’s Annual Conference (Photo by Danny K. Au)  Here’s what to do NOW!RENEW your membership Choose a HOTELREGISTER EARLY  (Download PDF Registration packet. Mail form with check) 1. Renew NOW  Renew through May 31 ONLY: one year/$55. YOU CAN RENEW...