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Books 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.

Acree, William Garrett. Staging Frontier: The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.

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

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.

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

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

Graham, Kenneth and Alysia Kolentsis, eds. Shakespeare On Stage and Off. Quebec: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019.

Haywood, Michelle, and Susan Kattwinkel, eds. Performing Arts as High-Impact Practice. New York: Palgrave, 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, Chris. Broadway and American Society from Angels in America to Hamilton. New York and London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018.

Jones, Megan Sanborn. Contemporary Mormon Pageantry: Seeking After the Dead.Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 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, Jen-Scott Mobley and Jill Stevenson, eds. Performing Dream Homes: Theater and the Spatial Politics of the Domestic Sphere. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

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

*Kokai, Jennifer A., and Tom Robson, eds. Performance and the Disney Theme Park Experience: The Tourist as Actor. New York: Springer, 2019.

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

Laine, Eero. Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage. New York: Routledge, 2020.

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

Lutterbie, John. An Introduction to Theatre, Performance and the Cognitive Sciences. New York: Methuen Drama, 2019.

Martinez-Reyes, Consuelo, ed. Not the Time to Stay: The Unpublished Plays of Victor Fragoso. Centro Press, 2018.

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.

Nell Haynes, Eero Laine, Heather Levi, Sharon Mazer, editors. Professional Wrestling: Politics and Populism. Enactments. Richard Schechner, series editor. Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2020. [Distributed by University of Chicago Press]

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.

Schildcrout, Jordan. In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway’s Hit Plays. New York: Routledge, 2020.

Tyler, Lisa. Understanding Marsha Norman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2019.

Walsh, Finton. Theatres of Contagion: Transmitting Early Modern to Contemporary Performance. New York: Methuen Drama, 2019.

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: Friesen Press, 2019.

Wyver, John. Screening the Royal Shakespeare Company: A Critical History. New York: The Arden Shakespeare, 2019.

 

*Assigned for review

 


The Journal of American Drama and Theatre
Volume 33, Number 1 (Fall 2020)

ISNN 2376-4236
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