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76. Cover image for 'Wendy Wasserstein'
Jill Dolan
A feminist theater scholar and critic sheds new light on the work of playwright Wendy Wasserstein
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wendy Wasserstein"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Wendy Wasserstein"
76. Cover image for 'Wendy Wasserstein'
Jill Dolan
A feminist theater scholar and critic sheds new light on the work of playwright Wendy Wasserstein
 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wendy Wasserstein"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Wendy Wasserstein"
77. Cover image for 'Haunted City'
Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia
Christian DuComb
Traces the deep roots of Philadelphia’s annual Mummers Parade and the city’s history of blackface masking and other forms of racial impersonation
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Haunted City"
78. Cover image for 'Charles Ludlam Lives!'
Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company
Sean F. Edgecomb
Explores the enduring queer legacy of playwright, actor, and director Charles Ludlam
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Charles Ludlam Lives!"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Charles Ludlam Lives!"
78. Cover image for 'Charles Ludlam Lives!'
Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company
Sean F. Edgecomb
Explores the enduring queer legacy of playwright, actor, and director Charles Ludlam

 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Charles Ludlam Lives!"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Charles Ludlam Lives!"
79. Cover image for 'Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé'
In and Out of Africa
Judith G. Miller, Editor, Chantal Bilodeau, Translator
The first English translations of the surreal and violent work of one of Francophone Africa’s most accomplished living playwrights
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Seven Plays of Koffi Kwahulé"
80. Cover image for 'Showing Off, Showing Up'
Studies of Hype, Heightened Performance, and Cultural Power
Laurie Frederik, Kim Marra, and Catherine Schuler, Editors
Examines acts of showing—from dog shows to striptease—to understand and theorize instances of heightened performance in everyday life as well as on the stage
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Showing Off, Showing Up"
81. Cover image for 'The Sixties, Center Stage'
Mainstream and Popular Performances in a Turbulent Decade
Edited by James M. Harding and Cindy Rosenthal
Challenges the notion that the theater of the 1960s falls neatly into two categories, mainstream or experimental
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Sixties, Center Stage"
82. Cover image for 'Hideous Characters and Beautiful Pagans'
Performing Jewish Identity on the Antebellum American Stage
Heather S. Nathans
Shows how the earliest representations of Jewish characters on American stages mirrored treatment of Jewish Americans outside the playhouse
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2017 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Hideous Characters and Beautiful Pagans"
83. Cover image for 'The Drama of the American Short Story, 1800-1865'
Michael J. Collins
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Drama of the American Short Story, 1800-1865"
84. Cover image for 'Discipline and Desire'
Surveillance Technologies in Performance
Elise Morrison
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Discipline and Desire"
85. Cover image for 'Long Suffering'
American Endurance Art as Prophetic Witness
Karen Gonzalez Rice
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Long Suffering"
86. Cover image for 'Alienation Effects'
Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia, 1945-91
Branislav Jakovljevic
Examines the interplay of artistic, political, and economic performance in the former Yugoslavia and reveals their inseparability

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
87. Cover image for 'Shattering Hamlet's Mirror'
Theatre and Reality
Marvin Carlson
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Shattering Hamlet's Mirror"
88. Cover image for 'Spectacular Disappearances'
Celebrity and Privacy, 1696-1801
Julia H. Fawcett
A look at England’s larger-than-life figures in the 18th century shines a spotlight on contemporary celebrity
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2016 Open Access Available Read Online
89. Cover image for 'Reckoning with Spirit in the Paradigm of Performance'
Donnalee Dox
Reveals what might be gained by taking spirituality seriously as a constituent aspect of performance 
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2016 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Reckoning with Spirit in the Paradigm of Performance"
90. Cover image for 'Memories of the Revolution'
The First Ten Years of the WOW Café Theater
Holly Hughes, Carmelita Tropicana, and Jill Dolan, Editors
Scripts, interviews, photos, and critical commentary documenting the riotous beginnings of this long-lived experimental theater space for women
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Memories of the Revolution"
91. Cover image for 'Vanguard Performance Beyond Left and Right'
Kimberly Jannarone, Editor
Explores the complex relationship between avant-garde art and politics to reveal links with right-wing or fascist causes
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Vanguard Performance Beyond Left and Right"
92. Cover image for 'Performance and Media'
Taxonomies for a Changing Field
Sarah Bay-Cheng, Jennifer Parker-Starbuck, and David Saltz
An innovative approach for explicating and mapping work at the media and performance nexus
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Performance and Media"
93. Cover image for 'After Live'
Possibility, Potentiality, and the Future of Performance
Daniel Sack
An exploration of how live events—theater, dance, and installation art—stage encounters between the present and a radically ambivalent future
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Live"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "After Live"
93. Cover image for 'After Live'
Possibility, Potentiality, and the Future of Performance
Daniel Sack
An exploration of how live events—theater, dance, and installation art—stage encounters between the present and a radically ambivalent future

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After Live"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "After Live"
94. Cover image for 'Playing God'
The Bible on the Broadway Stage
Henry Bial
A fascinating look at how the Bible has inspired Broadway plays and musicals, from Ben-Hur to Jesus Christ Superstar
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Playing God"
95. Cover image for 'The Media Players'
Shakespeare, Middleton, Jonson, and the Idea of News
Stephen Wittek
News culture in England grew—not coincidentally—as a spectacular era of theatrical production and innovation reigned
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Media Players"
96. Cover image for 'Latin Numbers'
Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance
Brian Eugenio Herrera
From the conga line to West Side Story to Ricky Martin, how popular performance prompted American audiences to view Latinos as a distinct (and distinctly non-white) ethnic group
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2015 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Latin Numbers"
97. Cover image for 'Coloring Whiteness'
Acts of Critique in Black Performance
Faedra Chatard Carpenter
Reading representations of whiteness by contemporary African American performers and artists
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Coloring Whiteness"
98. Cover image for 'Paula Vogel'
Joanna Mansbridge
The first book on one of America’s most eminent contemporary playwrights
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Paula Vogel"
99. Cover image for 'Murder Most Queer'
The Homicidal Homosexual in the American Theater
Jordan Schildcrout
A fascinating look at the shifting meanings of murderous gay characters in American theater over a century
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Murder Most Queer"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Murder Most Queer"
99. Cover image for 'Murder Most Queer'
The Homicidal Homosexual in the American Theater
Jordan Schildcrout
A fascinating look at the shifting meanings of murderous gay characters in American theater over a century
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Murder Most Queer"
Audio Download 2021 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Murder Most Queer"
100. Cover image for 'Evita, Inevitably'
Performing Argentina's Female Icons Before and After Eva Perón
Jean Graham-Jones
Examines Argentina’s most iconic female figures, from saints to pop singers, politicians to anarchists
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2014 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Evita, Inevitably"
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