We are pleased to launch the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 issue of JADT. As we launch this issue, we would like to take the opportunity to alert you to some changes. In Fall 2016 we welcomed several new members to our Editorial Board, including Tracey Elaine Chessum, Stuart Hecht, David Krasner, and Ariel Nereson. See the […]
Historical Subjectivity and the Revolutionary Archetype in Amiri Baraka’s The Slave and Luis Valdez’s Bandido!
by Jose Fernandez The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 29, Number 1 (Fall 2016/Winter 2017) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2017 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center The early works of Amiri Baraka and Luis Valdez reflect some of their aesthetic, social, political, and ideological convergences that coincided with the tumultuous period of social protest during […]
Calculated Cacophonies: The Queer Asian American Family and the Nonmusical Musical in Chay Yew’s Wonderland
by Stephen Hong Sohn The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 29, Number 1 (Fall 2016/Winter 2017) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2017 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center While playwright Chay Yew has garnered praise for his more than a half dozen plays, few scholars have completed any sustained critical engagements of his large body of […]
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 […]