Book Review, Vol. 30 No. 2

Books Received

If you would like to write a review for JADT, please contact our current book review editor Donatella Galella at galella@ucr.edu. If you know of a book that would be suitable for review in JADT, please mail a copy to the Editors, JADT/Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10016-4309.

Bigsby, Christopher. Twenty-First Century American Playwrights. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Brejzek, Thea and Lawrence Wallen. The Model as Performance: Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture (Performance and Design). New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017.

Chinn, Sarah. Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Civil, Gabrielle. Swallow the Fish. Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2017.

* Cook, Amy. Building Character: The Art and Science of Casting. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Dudeck, Theresa Robbins and Caitlin McClure, eds. Applied Improvisations: Leading, Collaborating, and Creating Beyond the Theatre. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018.

Eisen, Kurt, and Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. The Theatre of Eugene O’Neill: American Modernism on the World Stage. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017.

Gallagher-Ross, Jacob. Theaters of the Everyday: Aesthetic Democracy on the American Stage. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2018.

Gluzman, Yelena, Sophia Cleary, and Katie Gaydosed, eds. Emergency Index: an annual document of performance practice: Vol. 6. Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017.

* Hamera, Judith Patrick. Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Hays, David. Setting The Stage: What We Do, How We Do It Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2017.

Homan, Sidney and Brian Rhinehart. Comedy Acting for Theatre: The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018.

* Johnson, Kirsty. Disability Theatre and Modern Drama: Recasting Modernism. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016.

Knapp, Raymond. Making Light. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

* Luckett , Sharrell with Tia Shaffer, eds. Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Palmer, David, ed. Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018.

Romano, Renee C., and Claire Bond Potter, eds. Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America’s Past. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

* Skelton, Shannon Blake. The Late Works of Sam Shepard New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017.

* Weiss, Katherine, ed. A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2014.

* Ybarra , Patricia. Latinx Theater in the Time of Neoliberalism. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2018.

*Assigned for review


The Journal of American Drama and Theatre
Volume 30, Number 2 (Spring 2018)

ISNN 2376-4236
©2018 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

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