Restoring An Alternate Version of Shakespeare’s Works
Theatre History Podcast #70
8 November 2018
The Restoration was an era of theatrical innovation and rebirth in England. It also saw a number of strikingly radical revisions of William Shakespeare's original plays. Dr. Amanda Eubanks Winkler joins us to talk about her work with the Performing Restoration Shakespeare project, which is studying these adaptations and helping to revive them for the stage.
Playing Around with Nineteenth-Century Theatre in Dr. Robert Davis’s Broadway: 1849
Theatre History Podcast #65
25 July 2018
Could you make it as the manager of a New York City theatre in the 1840s? That's the question that Dr. Robert Davis's game and app Broadway:1849 poses to players. Robert joins us to talk about the rough-and-tumble world of New York's antebellum theatre.
Learning About Modern Indonesian Theatre with Dr. Cobina Gillitt
Theatre History Podcast #64
10 July 2018
Dr. Cobina Gillitt joins the Theatre History Podcast to introduce us to the work of Putu Wijaya and his Teater Mandiri and to explain how modern Indonesian theatre has developed amid the turmoil of its recent history.
Theatre and Civil Rights: Dr. Julie Burrell on the Importance of A Medal for Willie
Theatre History Podcast #62
5 June 2018
How did Black theatre connect with the Civil Rights Movement? Dr. Julie Burrell of Cleveland State University joins the Theatre History Podcast to talk about William B. Branch's one-act play A Medal for Willie and the underappreciated radicalism of theatre in the 1950s.