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Daniel Joseph Sullivan

Daniel Joseph Sullivan, American theater critic. Member American Theater Critics Association (founding).

Background

  • Sullivan, Daniel Joseph was born on October 22, 1935 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Daniel and Irene Ann (Flagg) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • AB, Holy Cross College, 1957. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1959. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1965.

      Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1979.

    Career

    • Reporter Worcester Telegram, Massachusetts, 1957, Red Wing Republican Eagle, Minnesota, 1959, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 1959-1961. Music and theater critic Minneapolis Tribune, 1961—1964. Comedy writer Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop, 1961-1964.

      Music, theater reviewer New York Times, 1965—1968. Theater critic Los Angeles Times, 1969-1990. Dramaturg Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, Waterford, Connecticut, 1972-1973, 93-98.

      Instructor O'Neill National Critics Institute, Waterford, 1977-1992, associate director, 1993-1998, director, since 1999. Adjunct professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1990. Juror theater panel National Endowment for Arts, 1983.

      Juror Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1985, 89, 92. President Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, 1970-1971, Center for Arts Criticism, St. Paul, 1992-1995.

    Membership

    Member American Theater Critics Association (founding).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Faith Scheid, 1965. Children: Margaret Ann, Benjamin, Kathleen.
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    • 1957
      Holy Cross College
    • 1959
      University Minnesota
    • 1965
      University Southern California
    • 1979
      Stanford University
    • 1957
      Reporter Worcester Telegram
      Massachusetts, United States
    • 1959
      Reporter Worcester Telegram
      Minnesota, United States
    • 1959 - 1961
      Reporter Worcester Telegram
    • 1961 - 1964
      music and theater critic Minneapolis Tribune
    • 1961 - 1964
      comedy writer, Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop
    • 1965 - 1968
      music
    • 1969 - 1990
      theater critic Los Angeles Times
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