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.
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Theatre History Podcast # 9: Theatre of Cruelty on Michigan Avenue: Dr. Susanne Shawyer on Street Theatre and 1968Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Susanne Shawyer of Elon University about the Democratic National Convention of 1968 and Theatre of Cruelty.
Theatre History Podcast # 8: Fifty Years and Counting: Talking About Chicano Theatre and Political Activism with Jorge HuertaMichael Lueger talks with scholar and activist Jorge Huerta.
Michael Lueger kicks off a month of interviews about political theatre by talking with Amy Brady about the Federal Theatre Project.
Michael Lueger and Barbara Fuchs discuss the plays written during Spain’s theatrical Golden Age, and Barbara’s Diversifying the Classic project, which aims to bring them back into prominence for English-speaking audiences.