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Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!

ATPAM, the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, commemorated its 90th Anniversary with a celebration at City Winery last night - Monday, October 1st.

For nearly a century the press agents, company managers and house managers who comprise ATPAM have kept Broadway, off-Broadway, as well as theaters across the United States, humming with their ingenuity and know-how.

Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
ATPAM President David Calhoun addresses the room

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
The cake courtesy of Stacy Donnelly at Cute as Cake

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Members sign an anniversary banner

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
The trio led by pianist Matt Baker.

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Each member was gifted a Scenery Bag as a memento of the occasion. Scenery Bags are made from retired theatrical backdrops, and a portion of the proceeds go to sending kids to the theater. www.scenerybags.com

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
The current officers and board of ATPAM. (Back row l. to r.) Nick Kaledin, Matt Ross, Maria Somma, David Calhoun, Philip Rinaldi, David Gersten; (front row, l. to r.) Matthew Markoff, Gregg Arst, Barbara Carroll, Penny Daulton, Molly Barnett, Susan Elrod, and Robert Nolan. Not Pictured: Victor Irving and Rina Saltzman.

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
(L. to r.) Current and former ATPAM officers: Nick Kaledin (Secretary-Treasurer), David Calhoun (President), Sally Campbell-Morse (past President); Maria Somma (past President and current Board member), Robert Nolan (past President and current Board member); Penny Daulton (Vice President) and seated in front Dorothy Olim (past Secretary Treasurer).

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Current ATPAM apprentices: (l to r.) Allison Dufford, Emily Petrain, BrIan Tucker, Andrew Fick, Molly Cocoran, and Tyler Siems - the next generation of ATPAM Managers

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
ATPAM member Amanda Kaus (party committee co-chair). with Anthony LaTorella of The Nederlander Organization and Scott Irgang of the Broadway League.

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
(l. to r.) Haviland Morris, Joe Benincasa (Actors Fund), Robert Score (Local 1), Lawrence Paone (Local 751), Leah Okin (Local 764) and Joe Hartnett (IATSE).

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Pat Landers (USA Local 829) celebrating with Leah Oorkin (Local 764), Jennifer Halpern (IATSE), Matt Cain (IATSE), Joe Hartnett (IATSE) and Dan Di Tolla (IATSE).

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Members (l. to r.) Penny Daulton, Cathy Kwon, Matt Ross and Nicole Capatasto

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
(L. to r.) Brendan Berberich (Local 751) with ATPAM members Michelle Fraioli , Penny Daulton, and Carolyne Jones-Barnes.

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
(l. to r) Greg Livoti with ATPAM members Ashley Berman, Tracy Geltman, and Molly Barnett, and Molly’s fiancé Dave Larkin

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
Members (l. to r.) Steve Marquard, Dixon Rosario, ATPAM President David Calhoun, and Victor Irving (party committee co-chair).

Photo Flash: Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers Celebrates 90 Years!
ATPAM members (l. to r.) Stephanie Wallis, Laurel Ann Wilson, Maury Collins, Mitchell Weiss and Maury’s husband Michael Dorf.



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