Jim O’Quinn | Recalled by colleagues after his passing at age 74
Jim O’Quinn, founding editor of American Theatre Magazine, passed away on October 11, 2021 at the age of 74. While we finalize a formal statement of remembrance, several pieces worth noting have been published in American Theatre in the past week.
October 12, 2021. Jim O’Quinn, Founding Editor of American Theatre Magazine, Dies at 74, by Rob Weinert-Kendt.
October 15, 2021. Jim O’Quinn: Enthusiast, Champion, Ever-Bouncing Buoy, by Todd London.
October 18, 2021. A Cultural Patriot, Curious About Theatre Everywhere—That Was Jim O’Quinn, by Misha Berson.
On Monday, October 18, friends and colleagues of Jim O’Quinn gathered virtually to remember the life of the longtime ATCA member. Jim left his mark on the magazine, but more important, he left impressions on most everyone who knew him. The hour-long gathering, hosted by ATCA member and Theatrecriticism.com founder Alan Smason can be viewed here.