Vol. 35 No.1

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“The Spirit of the Thing is All”: The Federal Theatre’s Staging of Medieval Drama in the Los Angeles Religious Community

by Russell Stone The Journal of American Drama and Theatre Volume 35, Number 1 (Fall 2022) ISNN 2376-4236 ©2022 by Martin E. Segal Theatre Center As the Federal Theatre Project fell under the scrutiny of Congressional investigations in its final months, National Director Hallie Flanagan relied on the significant show […]

The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical; Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity

The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical. Warren Hoffman. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2020; 285 pp. Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity. Ed. Sarah Whitfield. Methuen Drama, London, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2019; 241 pp. For a relatively young form, musical theatre carries a long history […]

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife

Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife. Kareem Khubchandani. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2020. Kareem Khubchandani’s Ishtyle is an innovative and refreshing critical survey of gay Indian nightlife cultures in diaspora that anchors its theoretical trajectory around the monograph’s title. The book’s originality is announced from its very start, when readers […]