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 # 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.
Michael Lueger talks with director and performer Seret Scott about her work with the Free Southern Theater.
Theatre History Podcast # 31: Exploring the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’s New Jo Mielziner Acquisitions with Annemarie van RoesselMichael Lueger talks with curator Annemarie van Roessel about scenic designer Jo Mielziner’s work.
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.