Michael Lueger is an adjunct professor at Emerson College and Northeastern University, where he teaches theatre history. His blog “Abstract and Brief” features images and essays on theatre history. His work has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed publications, such as the recent Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater, and on WBUR’s Cognoscenti page. Follow him on Twitter with the handle @theaterhistory.
Raising the Curtain: An Interview with the Museum of London Archaeology Team Digging Up One of Shakespeare’s TheatresAn interview between Michael Lueger and MOLA archeologists Heather Knight and Julian Bowsher about the recent excavation of the Curtain Theatre in London.
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Michael Lueger on Gordon Edelstein’s production of A Moon for the Misbegotten at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts.
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Dr. Joseph F. Stephenson of Abilene Christian University talks about The Dutch Lady , an anonymous Restoration-era play in the holdings of the Boston Public Library that he's both editing and helping to stage.
Theatre History Podcast # 35: Get Thee to a Nunnery: Learning About Medieval Convent Drama with Dr. Elisabeth Dutton, Dr. Olivia Robinson, Dr. Matthew Cheung Salisbury, and Aurèlie BlancA conversation with members of the Medieval Convent Drama project, based at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.
Theatre History Podcast # 34: Dr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton’s The Shadow of a DoubtDr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton's little-known writing for the theatre.
Theatre History Podcast # 33: Rediscovering the Victorian Theatre at the Alexandra Palace with James WhiteJames White talks about restoring the Alexandra Palace, a massive entertainment complex built in the 1870s.