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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 Frontiers: The Making of Modern Popular Culture in Argentina and Uruguay. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2019.*

Amich, Candace. Precarious Forms: Performing Utopia in the Neoliberal Americas. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2020.

Auslander, Philip. In Concert: Performing Musical Persona. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

Buckley, Jennifer. Beyond Text: Theater and Performance in Print after 1900. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2019.

Byrne, Kevin. Minstrel Traditions: Mediated Blackface in the Jazz Age. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2020.

Capece, Kenra and Patrick Scorese, eds. Pandemic Performance: Resilience, Liveness, and Protest in Quarantine Times. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2021.

Darby, Jaye T. Critical Companion to Native American and First Nations Theatre and Performance. London; New York: Methuen Drama, 2020.

Eisen, Kurt. The Theatre of Eugene O’Neill: American Modernism on the World Stage. London: Methuen Drama, 2019.*

Essin, Christin. Working Backstage: A Cultural History and Ethnography of Technical Theater Labor. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

Forsgren, La Donna. Sistuhs in the Struggle: An Oral History of Black Arts Movement Theater and Performance. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2020.

Galella, Donatella. America in the Round: Capital, Race, and Nation at Washington, DC’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.*

Gennaro, Liza. Making Broadway Dance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.

Gonzalez, Vernadette Vicuña. Empire’s Mistress, Starring Isabel Rosario Cooper. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021.

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

Greene, Alexis. Emily Mann: Rebel Artist of the American Theater. Guilford, CT: Applause, 2021.

Grover-Friedlander, Michal. Staging Voice. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2022.

Haywood, Michelle, and Susan Kattwinkel, eds. Performing Arts as High-Impact Practice. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.*

Hernández, Paola S. Staging Lives in Latin American Theater: Bodies, Objects, Archives. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2021.

Herrera, Patricia. Nuyorican Feminist Performance: From the Café to Hip Hop Theater. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2020.

Heuvel, Mike Vanden, ed. American Theatre Ensembles, 1970-1975. London; New York: Methuen Drama, 2020.

Hoffman, Warren. The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Jaime, Karen. The Queer Nuyorican: Racialized Sexualities and Aesthetics in Loisida. New York: New York University Press, 2021.

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

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

Klein, Emily, Jen-Scott Mobley, and Jill Stevenson, editors. Performing Dream Homes: Theater and the Spatial Politics of the Domestic Sphere. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.*

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

Kowal, Rebekah J. Dancing the World Smaller: Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020.

La Fountain-Stokes, Lawrence. Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

Laine, Eero. Professional Wrestling and the Commercial Stage. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2020.*

Lee, Graham W., Marv Westwood, and George Belliveau. Contact!Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2020.

Looser, Diana. Moving Islands: Contemporary Performance and the Global Pacific. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

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. London; New York: Methuen Drama, 2019.*

MacDonald, Joyce Green. Shakespearean Adaptation, Race and Memory in the New World. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

Martínez, Ana. Performance in the Zócalo: Constructing History, Race, and Identity in Mexico’s Central Square from the Colonial Era to the Present. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2020.

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

Masucci, Gina. Maternal Representations in Twenty-First Century Broadway Musicals: Stage Mothers. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

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

Metzger, Sean. The Chinese Atlantic: Seascapes and the Theatricality of Globalization. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2020.

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

Mazer, Sharon, Heather Levi, Eero Laine, and Nell Haynes, eds. Professional Wrestling: Politics and Populism. London; New York: Seagull Books, 2020.

Najjar, Michael Malek. Middle Eastern American Theatre: Communities, Cultures and Artists. London; New York: Methuen Drama, 2021.

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]*

Nereson, Ariel. Democracy Moving: Bill T. Jones, Contemporary American Performance, and the Racial Past. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2022.*

Persley, Nicole Hodges. Sampling and Remixing Blackness in Hip-hop Theater and Performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

Puga, Ana Elena and Víctor M. Espinosa. Performances of Suffering in Latin American Theater. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 2021.

Reed, Alison Reed. Love and Abolition: The Social Life of Black Queer Performance. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2022.

Reynolds, James. Robert Lepage / Ex Machina: Revolutions in Theatrical Space. London; New York: Methuen Drama, 2021.

Rogers, Bradley. Musical Theatre and the Politics of Bursting into Song and Dance. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2020.

Ruiz, Sandra. Ricanness: Enduring Time in Anticolonial Performance. New York: New York University Press, 2019.

Saal, Ilka. Collusions of Fact and Fiction: Performing Slavery in the Works of Suzan-Lori Parks and Kara Walker. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2021.

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. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2020.*

Schweitzer, Marlis. Bloody Tyrants and Little Pickles: Stage Roles of Anglo-American Girls in the Nineteenth Century. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2020.

Shapiro, Eddie, ed. A Wonderful Guy: Conversations with the Great Men of Musical Theater. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.

Sherman, Howard. Another Day’s Begun: Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the 21st Century. New York: Methuen Drama, 2021.

Sternfeld, Jessica and Elizabeth L. Wollman. The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Musical. London; New York: Routledge, 2019.

Stevens, Camilla. Aquí and allá: Transnational Dominican Theater. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburg Press, 2019.

Stevenson, Jill. Feeling the Future at Christian End-Time Performances. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2022.*

Svich, Caridad and Olivia George, editors. Stages of Resistance: Theatre and Politics in the Capitalocene. South Gate, CA: NoPassport Press, 2019.

Szuchmacher, Rubén. The Uncapturable: The Fleeting Art of Theatre. London: Methuen Drama, 2020.

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

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

Whitfield, Sarah, ed. Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity. London: Red Globe Press, 2019.

Wickstrom, Maurya. Fiery Temporalities in Theatre and Performance. London: Methuen Drama, 2018.*

Winkler, Kevin. Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Wolf, Stacy. Beyond Broadway: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theater Across America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Wood, Bethany. Women Adapting: Bringing Three Serials of the Roaring Twenties to Stage and Screen. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2019.

Wood, Katelyn Hale. Cracking Up: Black Feminist Comedy in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century United States. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2021.

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

 

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