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Amy Brady

Amy is a writer and theatre historian whose essays and reviews have appeared in a range of scholarly and popular venues, such as Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and The Awl.

Business per Usual
Essay

Business per Usual

Enterprise

22 October 2017

Enterprise is a satire of American business-speak that is also a critique of capitalism.

History Repeats Itself
Essay

History Repeats Itself

Hallie Flanagan in the Twenty-first Century

4 October 2016

Amy Brady interviews Michael Arve about Dangerous Theatre, a piece he’s directing based on Hallie Flanagan’s 1938 testimony to the Special Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities.

Interview with Shaun Neblett, Playwright and Founder of Changing Perceptions Theater
Essay

Interview with Shaun Neblett, Playwright and Founder of Changing Perceptions Theater

15 June 2016

Amy Brady interviews Shaun Neblett about hip-hop inspired theatre, Black Lives Matter, and getting young audiences excited about theatre.

Why I Work in Theatre
Essay

Why I Work in Theatre

7 November 2015

On Albert Camus’s birthday, scholar Amy Brady reviews an article that was published in Theatre Arts Magazine in 1960 reflecting Camus’s reasons why he worked in theatre.

Interview with One of Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Directors, Dan Rothenberg, and Collaborating Artist Troy Herion
Essay

Interview with One of Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Directors, Dan Rothenberg, and Collaborating Artist Troy Herion

8 April 2015

Amy Brady interviews Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Director, Dan Rothenberg, and collaborating artist Troy Herion.