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 # 30: Dr. Esther Fernandez Introduces us to the Siglo de Oro Festival at ChamizalDr. Esther Fernandez of Rice University talks about the Siglo de Oro Festival.
Anne G. Morgan, Literary Manager and Dramaturg at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, talks about the Monte Cristo Cottage, Eugene O'Neill's childhood summer home, and the setting of two of his plays.
Dr. Craig Barker talks about excavating Nea Paphos, an ancient theatre on the southwestern coast of Cyprus.
Michael Lueger talks with Dr. William O. Beeman about the Iranian performance tradition known as ta'ziyeh.