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Theatre History Studies 2017, Vol. 36, Theatre History Studies 2017, Vol. 36, 0817371117, 0-8173-7111-7, 978-0-8173-7111-1, 9780817371111, , , Theatre History Studies 2017, Vol. 36, 081739169X, 0-8173-9169-X, 978-0-8173-9169-0, 9780817391690,

Theatre History Studies 2017, Vol. 36
Edited by Sara Freeman

Quality Paper
2017. 376 pp.
12 B&W figures
Price:  $34.95 s
E Book
2018. 376 pp.
12 B&W figures
Price:  $34.95 d

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

Sara Freeman is an associate professor of theatre at the University of Puget Sound. Freeman is a coeditor of International Dramaturgy: Translation and Transformations in the Theatre of Timberlake Wertenbaker and recently staged Anne Washburn’s experimental show Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play.

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