Richard Dean Christiansen

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General Information

Name: Richard Dean Christiansen

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1931 in Berwyn, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Richard now lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard Christiansen has been an arts journalist for more than forty years, covering theater, dance, film, the visual arts, and a variety of arts and entertainment subjects in Chicago, the nation, and abroad. He began his career in 1956 as a reporter at the City News Bureau of Chicago and moved to the Chicago Daily News a year later. In 1978, he joined the Chicago Tribune as its critic-at-large, arts and entertainment editor, and, finally, chief critic and senior writer, a post he held until his retirement in 2002

Published Works

  • A Theater of Our Own: A History and a Memoir of 1,001 Nights in Chicago, Northwestern University Press, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A Theater of Our Own: A History and a Memoir of 1,001 Nights in Chicago

ISBN: 0810120410
Release Date: 2004-11-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Richard Dean Christiansen on WorldCat

Richard Dean Christiansen on Amazon

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