Book Review, Current Issue, Vol. 31 No.3

Book Received

If you would like to write a review for JADT, please contact our current book review editor Maya Roth at mer46@georgetown.edu. If you know of a book that would be suitable for review in JADT, please arrange for a copy to be mailed to the Editors, JADT/Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10016-4309.

Aronson, Arnold. The History and Theory of Environmental Scenography. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018.

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

Black, Cheryl, and Jonathan Shandell. Experiments in Democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchanges in American Theatre, 1912-1945. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2016.

Blair, Barbara, and Barbara Cook. Theatre, Performance and Cognition: Languages, Bodies and Ecologies. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016.

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

* Colbert, Soyica Diggs. Black Movements: Performance and Cultural Politics. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Collins, Michael J. The Drama of the American Short Story, 1800-1865. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016.

Crespy, David A, ed. Lanford Wilson: Early Stories, Sketches, and Poems. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2017.

Davis, Peter A. From Androboros to the First Amendment: A History of America’s First Play. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.

DuComb, Christian. Haunted City: Three Centuries of Racial Impersonation in Philadelphia. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017.

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

Galella, Donatella. America in the Round: Capital, Race, and Nation at Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage. Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, 2019.

Haywood, Michelle, and Susan Kattwinkel, eds. Performing Arts as High-Impact Practice. New York: Palgrave, 2018.

* Hughes, Amy, and Naomi Stubbs, eds. A Player and a Gentleman: The Diary of Harry Watkins, Nineteenth-Century U.S. American Actor. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Hischak, Thomas S. 100 Greatest American Plays. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017. 

Johnson, Katie N., ed. Sex For Sale: Six Progressive-Era Brothel Dramas. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.

Jones, Megan Sanborn. Contemporary Mormon Pageantry: Seeking After the Dead. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Jones, Chris. Broadway and American Society from Angels in America to Hamilton. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

Jouve, Emeline. Susan Glaspell’s Poetics and Politics of Rebellion. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.

Kenrick, John. Musical Theatre: A History. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2017.

Klein, Emily B. Sex and War on the American Stage: Lysistrata in Performance, 1930-2012. Routledge, 2015.

Knapp, Raymond. Making Light: Haydn, Musical Camp, and the Long Shadow of German Idealism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

* Kondo, Dorinne. Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity. Duke University Press, 2018.

Kozinn, Sarah. Justice Performed: Courtroom TV Shows and the Theaters of Popular Law. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018.

Lunberry, Clark, and Joseph Roach, eds. The Very Thought of Herbert Blau. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Marty, Paulette. Contemporary Women Stage Directors: Conversations on CraftLondon and New York, NY: Methuen Drama, 2019.

Mayer, John. Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago in Their Own Words. Centro Press, 2018.

Mermikides, Alex, ed. Performance and the Medical Body. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

Miller, Derek. Copyright and the Value of Performance, 1770-1911. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

* Mullenneaux, Nan. Staging Family: Domestic Deceptions of Mid-Nineteenth Century American Actresses. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.

Muse, Amy. The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl. New York and London: New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

Nadel, Alan. The Theatre of August Wilson. New York and London: New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

* O’Connor, Jacqueline. Law and Sexuality in Tennessee William’s America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, 2016.

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

Rodosthenous, George, ed. The Disney Musical On Stage and Screen. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2017.

Santana, Analola. Freak Performances: Dissidence in Latin American Theater. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Shannon, Sandra G., and Sandra L. Richards. Approaches to Teaching the Plays of August Wilson. New York: MLA, 2016.

* Vogel, Shane. Stolen Time: Black Fad Performance and the Calypso Craze. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Wickstrom, Maurya. Fiery Temporalities in Theatre and Performance. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

Wollman, Elizabeth L. A Critical Companion to The American Stage Musical. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2017.

Wong, Edwin. The Risk Theatre Model of Tragedy: Gambling, Drama, and the Unexpected. Victoria, Canada: FriesenPress, 2019.

*Assigned for review

 


The Journal of American Drama and Theatre
Volume 31, Number 3 (Spring 2019)

ISNN 2376-4236
©2019 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

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