By Matthew Blank
26 Feb 2013
Co-founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet and Academy Award-nominated actor William H. Macy in 1985, Atlantic Theater Company produces great plays simply and truthfully by utilizing an artistic ensemble. Atlantic believes that the story of a play and the intent of its playwright are at the core of the creative process. The plays in the Atlantic repertory, from both new and established playwrights, are boldly interpreted by today's finest theater artists and resonate with contemporary audiences.
Over the last twenty-seven years, Atlantic has consistently produced high-quality, critically acclaimed productions that have garnered twelve Tony Awards, eleven Lucille Lortel Awards, fifteen Obie Awards, seven Drama Desk Awards, five Outer Critics Circle Awards, and five Drama League Awards.