perspectivesincriticism Tag

Hedy Weiss delivers Perspectives in Criticism talk

Hedy Weiss, live and feisty NEW ORLEANS - Often-controversial Chicago Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss delivered this year’s Perspectives in Criticism lecture, the latest noted speaker in a series going back to 1992 (see the distinguished roster). Lo and behold, she turned out to be a 24x7 workaholic, passionate...

Hedy Weiss, perspectives in criticism speaker for 2015

It is with great pleasure that I announce that our 2015 “Perspectives in Criticism” keynote speaker will be my Chicago colleague, Hedy Weiss, one of the nation’s senior theatre critics and certainly one of the most feisty. Hedy has been covering theatre, dance and the arts...

Playwright Gunderson presents lively Perspectives in Criticism

Louisville, KY — For the first time, a playwright was invited to give the Perspectives in Criticism talk that has been a  feature of 33 ATCA gatherings since 1992. A few snippets of her lively remarks, engagingly delivered, which will continue to stimulate discussion throughout...

Playwright Gunderson stakes out some Perspectives in Criticism

Perspectives in Criticism talk, the 33rd in a series that began in 1992.By Lauren Gunderson, playwrightFor the ATCA National Conference at the Humana Festival, April 3, 2014 (Some history of the 23 year series.) Hello my name is Lauren and I am a playwright and you are room full...

Gunderson to deliver Perspectives in Criticism talk

Playwright Lauren Gunderson will deliver the 33rd Perspectives in Criticism talk at ATCA’s annual conference at the Humana Festival in Louisville, April 3. This is a departure for the series, inaugurated in 1992, which has never featured a playwright except on a panel in 2011. The prolific Gunderson’s “I and You”...

Jason Zinoman, Perspectives in Criticism

Jason Zinoman You had to be there, of course — which was one of his themes. This is all about live theater, after all, and in performance, Jason’s talk was animated and funny, full of impromptu sidebars. But for the basic speech, with its mix of...