Yuko Kurahashi is an associate professor of theatre in the School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University. Her areas of specialty include multicultural theatre, community-based theatre, and intercultural theatre. She is the author of Asian American Culture on Stage: The History of the East West Players (Garland, 1999) and Multicultural Theatre (Kendall/Hunt, 2004 and 2006). She writes reviews and articles for scholarly journals and other venues. Yuko is a contributing writer for PlayShakespeare.com and The San Diego Free Press. Email her here.