Max Shulman is an Assistant Professor of Theatre History at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. There, he heads up UCCS Dramaturgy and the HomeFront Theatre Project that creates events around veteran's issues. He is the co-editor of the collection Performing the Progressive Era: Immigration, Urban Life and Nationalism on Stage published by Iowa University Press. His forthcoming book, The American Pipe Dream: Drug Addiction on Stage 1890-1920 will also be published by Iowa in the next year. He was the first interviewee for HowlRound’s own “Theatre History Podcast” with Michael Lueger.