cover of book

Theatre History Studies 2017, Vol. 36
edited by Sara Freeman
contributions by David Afriyie Donkor, Shannon Epplett, Laura Ferdninand Feldmeyer, La Donna L. Forsgren, Martine Kei Green-Rogers, Nicholas Holden, Gabrielle Houle, Julie Jackson, Darin Kerr, Todd London, Karin Maresh, L. Bailey McDaniel, Matthew McMahan, Julia Moriarty, Laura M. Nelson, Deana Nichols, Michael A. Rothmayer, Richard Sautter, Jeff Turner, Dan Venning, Vivian Appler, Alex Vermillion, Elizabeth Wellman, Sarah Wyman, Steven Dedalus Burch, Dorothy Chansky, Eric J. Colleary, Stacey Connelly, Lezlie C. Cross and Eileen Curley
introduction by Sara Freeman
University of Alabama Press, 2017
Paper: 978-0-8173-7111-1 | eISBN: 978-0-8173-9169-0

A peer-reviewed journal of theatre history and scholarship published annually since 1981 by the Mid-American Theatre Conference.

Theatre History Studies is devoted to research in all areas of theatre studies, with special interest in archival research, historical documentation, and historiography. Many issues feature a special section curated around a special theme or topic; for 2017 that special section focus on histories of new writing for the theatre.

  • “Resisting Arlecchino’s Mask: The Case of Marcello Moretti” by Gabrielle Houle
  • “Making Space for Performance: Theatrical-Architectural Nationalism in Postindependence Ghana” by David Afriyie Donkor
  • “Preparing Boys for War: J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan Enlists in World War I’s ‘Great Adventure’” by Laura Ferdinand Feldmeyer
  • “Not Just Rock ‘n’ Roll: Chicago Theatre, 1984–1990” by Julie Jackson
  • “New Writing and Theatre History” by Sara Freeman
  • “New Plays in New Tongues: Bilingualism and Immigration at the New Italian Theatre in France” by Matthew McMahan
  • “The Waterloo Summer of the Prince of Wales’s Theatre: New Writing, Old Friends, and Early Realism in the Victorian Theatre” by Shannon Epplett
  • “Chekhov’s Three Sisters: A Proto-Poststructuralist Experiment” by Sarah Wyman
  • “Historicizing Shakesfear and Translating Shakespeare Anew” by Lezlie C. Cross
  • “A New Noble Kinsmen: The Play On! Project and Making New Plays Out of Old” by Martine Kei Green-Rogers and Alex N. Vermillion
  • “Making New Theatre Together: The First Writers’ Group at the Royal Court Theatre and Its Legacy Within the Young Writers’ Programme” by Nicholas Holden
  • “New Writing in a Populist Context: A Play,a Pie, and a Pint” by Deana Nichols
  • “American Playwriting and the Now New” by Todd London
  • The Robert A. Schanke Award-Winning Essay: “Black Folk’s Theatre to Black Lives Matter: The Black Revolution on Campus” by La Donna L. Forsgren

See other books on: Chansky, Dorothy | Connelly, Stacey | Freeman, Sara | Maresh, Karin | Venning, Dan
See other titles from University of Alabama Press
More to explore: Evolution