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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Theatre History Podcast #52: Remembering Argentina’s Traumatic Past Through Theatre with Dr. Noe MontezDr. Noe Montez of Tufts University joins us to talk about how Argentina's theatre have dealt with the legacy of the country's period of military dictatorship.
Amy Meyer joins us to talk about acrobatic accidents in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as what they tell us about our appetite for risky entertainment.
Dr. Sharrell Luckett joins us to discuss her new book Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches.
Dr. Erin Mee of New York University joins us for the second part of our series on Indian theatre. In this episode, she explains how modern Indian theatre developed in the decades before and after independence.