Book Review

Slavery, Murder, and an American Tragedy

Susan Kattwinkel, Editor   American Tragedian: The Life of Edwin Booth By Daniel J. Watermeier Reviewed by Karl Kippola   The Captive Stage: Performance and the Proslavery Imagination of the Antebellum North By Douglas A. Jones, Jr. Reviewed by Beck Holden   Murder Most Queer: The Homicidal Homosexual in the American Theater By Jordan Schildcrout […]

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Musicals, Minstrelsy, and More

Donatella Galella, Editor American Musical Theater By James Leve Reviewed by Eric M. Glover May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy By Sharon Ammen Reviewed by Franklin J. Lasik Chinese Looks: Fashion, Performance, Race By Sean Metzger Reviewed by Christine Mok New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway Edited by Edna […]

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Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink

Susan Kattwinkel, Editor   Affective Performance and Cognitive Science: Body, Brain and Being Edited by Nicola Shaugnessy Reviewed by Natalie Tenner   August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle: Critical Perspectives on the Plays Edited by Sandra G. Shannon Reviewed by James M. Cherry   Kitchen Sink Realisms: Domestic Labor, Dining, and Drama in American Theatre By Dorothy Chansky Reviewed by Joanna Mansbridge […]

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Writing, Acting, and Directing

Susan Kattwinkel, Editor Acting in the Academy By Peter Zazzali Reviewed by Jennifer Joan Thompson Directing Shakespeare in America By Charles Ney Reviewed by Deric McNish Ruth Maleczech at Mabou Mines By Jessica Silsby Brater Reviewed by Catherine M. Young The Theatre of David Henry Hwang By Esther Kim Lee Reviewed by David Coley If […]

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