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 #41: Bryan Doerries and Theater of War Productions Use Classical Drama to Address Today’s ProblemsBryan Doerries, co-founder of Theater of War Productions, talks about how classical dramas from the ancient world can address society's pressing issues in the twenty-first century.
Theatre History Podcast #40: Dr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle Introduce the Oxford MarstonDr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle talk about early modern English playwright John Marston and how they're editing his Complete Works .
Dr. Matthew Sergi of the University of Toronto talks about medieval morality plays, and how performing them today gives us unexpected insights into our own world.
Theatre History Podcast # 38: Eleanor Fitzsimons on Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, and the Troubled History of SaloméIn this episode, Michael Lueger talks to author Eleanor Fitzsimons about Oscar Wilde and his working relationship with Sarah Bernhardt.