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Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly, American drama critic. Recipient Herbert Bayard Swope award, 1980, George Jean Nathan award for Drama Criticism, 1991-1992; named Collegium of Distinction, College Liberal Arts Boston University, 1974. Member National Society Film Critics, Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).

Background

  • Kelly, Kevin was born on August 5, 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of St. Clair and Joan (Sinnott) Kelly.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Boston University, 1950. Bachelor, Boston University, 1952. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1953.

    Career

    • Member staff Boston Globe, since 1958, drama critic, since 1962, critic-at-large, since 1966, film critic, 1969-1976. Theatre critic Channel 7, Boston, since 1982. Theatre critic television show Look, 1982-1983.

      Member nominating committee Tony Awards, 1979-1983, Pulitzer Prize drama Committee, 1983-1984, 89-90, 91-92. Critic, interviewer Station WGBH-television, Boston, 1983-1986. Local theatre critic for Show Business Illustrated, 1960-1962.

      Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Author: "One Singular Sensation" The Michael Bennett Story, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member National Society Film Critics, Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).
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    • 1950
      Boston University
    • 1952
      Boston University
    • 1953
      Boston University
    • 1958
      Member, staff Boston Globe
    • 1962
      Member, staff Boston Globe
    • 1966
      Member, staff Boston Globe
    • 1969 - 1976
      Member, staff Boston Globe
    • 1982
      theatre critic Channel 7
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States