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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.

Theatre History Podcast # 30
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Theatre History Podcast # 30

Dr. Esther Fernandez Introduces us to the Siglo de Oro Festival at Chamizal

24 April 2017

Dr. Esther Fernandez of Rice University talks about the Siglo de Oro Festival.

Theatre History Podcast # 29
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Theatre History Podcast # 29

Short Day’s Introduction to Monte Cristo Cottage with Anne G. Morgan

17 April 2017

Anne G. Morgan, Literary Manager and Dramaturg at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, talks about the Monte Cristo Cottage, Eugene O'Neill's childhood summer home, and the setting of two of his plays.

Theatre History Podcast # 28
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Theatre History Podcast # 28

Digging up Nea Paphos with Dr. Craig Barker

10 April 2017

 Mike Lueger talks to Dr. Craig Baker from the University of Sydney about the history and layout of Nea Paphos, its hidden surprises, and the mysteries that he and his colleagues are still investigating.

 

Theatre History Podcast # 27
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Theatre History Podcast # 27

Learning About Ta’ziyeh with Dr. William O. Beeman

27 March 2017

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. William O. Beeman about the Iranian performance tradition known as ta'ziyeh.

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