Member of the American Theater Critics Association; New York Times Company Foundation-sponsored critic fellow
Kevin O'Donnell grew up in suburban Chicago playing little League baseball and acting with John Belushi (in high school). After earning an undergraduate business degree, he studied acting with Chicago acting teacher Ted Liss, and with directors Sullie and Pearl Harand. He was the founder, publisher and chief critic of the former atthetheatre.com, which was the first website devoted exclusively to the review of Chicago area theater. He has lent his pen for many years to the exoneration and election integrity movements. Kevin is a member of the American Theater Critics Association and is a New York Times Company Foundation sponsored critic fellow of the National Critic Institute.