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Theatre History Podcast #40
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Theatre History Podcast #40

Dr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle Introduce the Oxford Marston

24 July 2017

Dr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle talk about early modern English playwright John Marston and how they're editing his Complete Works

Picture from a production of Mankind.
Theatre History Podcast #39
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Theatre History Podcast #39

Dr. Matthew Sergi and the Surprising Truth About Morality Plays

17 July 2017

Dr. Matthew Sergi of the University of Toronto talks about medieval morality plays, and how performing them today gives us unexpected insights into our own world.

Theatre History Podcast # 38
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Theatre History Podcast # 38

Eleanor Fitzsimons on Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, and the Troubled History of Salomé

10 July 2017

In this episode, Michael Lueger talks to author Eleanor Fitzsimons about Oscar Wilde and his working relationship with Sarah Bernhardt.

Theatre History Podcast # 37
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Theatre History Podcast # 37

Examining the Diary of Nineteenth Century Actor Harry Watkins with Dr. Amy Hughes, Dr. Naomi Stubbs, and Dr. Scott D. Dexter

3 July 2017

Dr. Amy Hughes, Dr. Naomi Stubbs, and Dr. Scott D. Dexter discuss the diary of Harry Watkins, a nineteenth-century actor, playwright, and stage manager.

Theatre History Podcast # 36
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Theatre History Podcast # 36

Editing and Staging The Dutch Lady with Dr. Joseph F. Stephenson

19 June 2017

Dr. Joseph F. Stephenson of Abilene Christian University talks about The Dutch Lady, an anonymous Restoration-era play in the holdings of the Boston Public Library that he's both editing and helping to stage.

Theatre History Podcast # 35
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Theatre History Podcast # 35

Get Thee to a Nunnery: Learning About Medieval Convent Drama with Dr. Elisabeth Dutton, Dr. Olivia Robinson, Dr. Matthew Cheung Salisbury, and Aurèlie Blanc

12 June 2017

A conversation with members of the Medieval Convent Drama project, based at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

Theatre History Podcast # 34
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Theatre History Podcast # 34

Dr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton’s The Shadow of a Doubt

5 June 2017

Dr. Mary Chinery and Dr. Laura Rattray on Edith Wharton's little-known writing for the theatre.

Theatre History Podcast # 33
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Theatre History Podcast # 33

Rediscovering the Victorian Theatre at the Alexandra Palace with James White

30 May 2017

James White talks about restoring the Alexandra Palace, a massive entertainment complex built in the 1870s.

Theatre History Episode # 32
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Theatre History Episode # 32

Seret Scott Looks Back on the Free Southern Theater

22 May 2017

Michael Lueger talks with director and performer Seret Scott about her work with the Free Southern Theater.

Theatre History Podcast # 31
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Theatre History Podcast # 31

Exploring the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’s New Jo Mielziner Acquisitions with Annemarie van Roessel

15 May 2017

Michael Lueger talks with curator Annemarie van Roessel about scenic designer Jo Mielziner’s work.

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