Theatre critic for the Los Angeles Times for 22 years, and longtime leader of the O’Neill Critics Institute, Sullivan was an old school newspaperman and a tireless teacher of the craft.
If the work of criticism is engaging empathetically with the world, the work is never done, as this year’s Zoom-only National Critics Institute affirmed.
The O’Neill has transitioned its summer programming online, with no events taking place at its Waterford, Conn., campus.
What I learned from the critics and learned to tolerate the crickets.
What I learned at the O’Neill Theater Center’s annual July boot camp for arts journalists.
AT’s own Suzy Evans went to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center to discuss the role of critics in theatre and how they view their relationship with artists.