Events

Primus Prize a highlight of Sardi’s brunch

Raphaela Rose Primus came in from Israel, where she lives, to join her parents, Barry Primus and Julie Arenal Barry Primus, Leah Nanako Winkler and Rafaela Rose Primus, at Sardi’s and to make the official presentation (note the plaque; the $10,000 check was sent earlier) to Leah Nanako Winkler, whose parents...

ATCA visits National Black Theatre Festival

by Lauren Van HemertPhotos by Martha Wade Steketee and Jay Handelman   This summer, the top black theater companies from around the world convened in Winston-Salem, N.C. for the 16th National Black Theatre Festival. Along with them was a small contingent of American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) members to cover...

ATCA is in N.C. at last!

Those ATCA members lucky enough to have signed up (lucky, since hardly any of us had been here before) are now in Winston-Salem, N.C. being swept up in the engaging hurlyburly of the National Black Theatre Festival, an every-other-year production of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company....

ATCA at the National Black Theatre Festival, July 31-Aug 4!!

Registration is now open for ATCA-WS19, our 2019 conference at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. This biennial festival draws thousands of attendees and participants from around the country. As previously announced, the conference dates are July 31 to August 4, 2019.  Conference activities begin late afternoon on...

ATCA in NY: panels, Sardi’s luncheon, NCI and more

At Sardi’s: Eric Marciano (representing Barry Primus) and Primus Prize winner Martyna Majok ATCA’s traditional gathering in NYC, Nov 2-4, was one of the best, with an array of useful, stimulating panels on Friday and Sunday and the always-entertaining brunch with the stars at Sardi’s on...

ATCA-WI18 Conference Schedule Published

The 2018 annual conference for the American Theatre Critics Association is coming up this July 11-15 in lovely Spring Green, Wisconsin at American Players Theatre (APT). Spring Green is a beautiful place, and American Players Theatre itself is quite special. Among the plays we’ll be seeing this year...

Hotel deadline for ATCA-OH18

The hotel discount for those wanting weekend accommodations for the upcoming Cincinnati event will expire Feb. 9: $119 per night including breakfast buffet at SpringHill Suites Midtown Cincinnati, close to all activities. Click here for reservation and click here to register to ATCA-OH18. ...

A new ATCA program: ATCA-OH18

We’re thrilled to invite ATCA members and their guests to a regional ATCA weekend in Cincinnati, March 10 (or 9-11). Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park It is designed to offer a more intimate and immersive experience than the national conferences, with a lesser cost, travel, and time commitment. It...

Save this date: July 10-15 for ATCA 2018 in Wisconsin

ATCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held July 10-15, 2018 at American Players Theatre, a classical repertory company in the hills along the Wisconsin River, about 40 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin. APT, Hill Theatre (Saina Bashir, The Cap Times) Early conference plans include four plays with a fifth optional...

A few pix from Nov. 2-3 in NYC

As the ATCA gathering in NY ended, everyone headed home to tend to theater there. Columns, blogs and pictures, plus Facebook and Twitter, recorded the panels, interviews and shows in NYC. Here are a few pix (mainly from the Sardi’s gathering) to add to those previous posted (scroll...