Recent Podcasts

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Theatre History Podcast # 13
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Theatre History Podcast # 13

Staging a Medieval Play in the 21st Century with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes

21 November 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes about why medieval theatre is more relevant than ever. 

Theatre History Podcast # 12
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Theatre History Podcast # 12

Music Theory and Musicals with Adam Roberts

15 November 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Adam Roberts about using music theory to better understand the nuances of musical theatre.

Theatre History Podcast # 11
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Theatre History Podcast # 11

“You Don’t Read Latino”: Discussing the History of Latinx Casting with Brian Eugenio Herrera

31 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Brian Herrera about contemporary and historical conversations around casting Latinx characters and actors.

Theatre History Podcast # 10
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Theatre History Podcast # 10

Sizwe Banzi Is Dead and the Legacy of Anti-Apartheid Theatre

24 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Gibson Cima of Georgetown University about Sizwe Banzi Is Dead, it’s collaborators, and it’s lasting impact on South African political theatre.

Theatre History Podcast # 9
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Theatre History Podcast # 9

Theatre of Cruelty on Michigan Avenue: Dr. Susanne Shawyer on Street Theatre and 1968

17 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Susanne Shawyer of Elon University about the Democratic National Convention of 1968 and Theatre of Cruelty.

Theatre History Podcast # 8
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Theatre History Podcast # 8

Fifty Years and Counting: Talking About Chicano Theatre and Political Activism with Jorge Huerta

10 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with scholar and activist Jorge Huerta.

Theatre History Podcast # 7
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Theatre History Podcast # 7

Getting (Politically) Radical with Amy Brady

3 October 2016

Michael Lueger kicks off a month of interviews about political theatre by talking with Amy Brady about the Federal Theatre Project.

Theatre History Podcast # 6
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Theatre History Podcast # 6

Diversifying the Classics with Barbara Fuchs

26 September 2016

Michael Lueger and Barbara Fuchs discuss the plays written during Spain’s theatrical Golden Age, and Barbara’s Diversifying the Classic project, which aims to bring them back into prominence for English-speaking audiences.

Theatre History Podcast # 5
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Theatre History Podcast # 5

Joel Berkowitz on the Yiddish Theatre's Past (and Present)

19 September 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Joel Berkowitz about Yiddish theatre’s historical and present iterations.

Theatre History Podcast # 4
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Theatre History Podcast # 4

You Naughty, Naughty Men: Joshua William Gelb’s New Reimagining of The Black Crook

12 September 2016

Michael Lueger talks with director and librettist Joshua William Gelb about The Black Crook, considered by some to be the first musical.

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