Publications

Journal Articles

Pages of Remembrance: The Memoir of Therese Renz, the ‘White Lady’ of European Circus.” Introductory essay and co-translation with Sascha Just and Christine Marks. Early Popular Visual Culture, special issue on circus, 15.3 (November 2017): 284-298.

“‘Let Our Freak Flags Fly’: Shrek the Musical and the Branding of Diversity.” With Jessica Brater et al. Theatre Journal 62.2 (May 2010): 151-72.

Book Chapters

“‘I Wanna Be Like You’: Negotiating Race, racism and Orientalism in The Jungle Book on stage.” Co-authored with Emily Clark, Donatella Galella and Stefanie Jones, in The Disney Musical on Stage and Screen: Critical Approaches from Snow White to Frozen. Ed: George Rodosthenous (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017).

“‘A Very Good Act For an Unimportant Place’: Animals, Ambivalence, and Abuse in Big-Time Vaudeville” in Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practices. Eds: Jennifer Parker-Starbuck and Lourdes Orozco (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

Reviews

Book. “Ruth Maleczech at Mabou Mines: Woman’s Work. By: Jessica Silsby Brater. London: Methuen, 2016.” Journal of American Drama and Theatre, vol. 29, no. 2.

Book. “Animal Acts: Performing Species Today. Ed: Una Chaudhuri and Holly Hughes. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014.” Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 30 (Spring 2016): 147-149.

Book. “Wild and Dangerous Performances: Animals, Emotions, Circus. By Peta Tait. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.” Theatre Survey 54 (September 2013): 462-64.

Performance. Le Bourgeois gentilhomme. Comédie-ballet by Molière, with music by Lully. Directed by Denis Podalydès. Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris.” Theatre Journal 65 (May 2013): 273-75.

Performance. “The Tempest. By William Shakespeare. Directed by Des McAnuff. Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario.” Theatre Journal 63 (May 2011): 264-67.

Websites

“Sympathy for the Incel? On Oklahoma! and Jud Fry in the #MeToo Era.” HowlRound, 27 June 2019

“A Raisin in the Classroom.” Theatre Historiography, 10 December 2017

“Real-Time Research: The Hairy Ape.Theatre Historiography, 18 July 2017

“Don’t Blame Pregnancy for Shuffle Along Closing.” HowlRound, 18 July 2016

In-progress

Chapter. “The Politics and Performance of Concurrent Temporalities in George C. Wolfe’s Shuffle Along.” In the edited collection Race and Performance After Repetition, Duke University Press, forthcoming 2020

Book review. “Performing the Progressive Era: Immigration, Urban Life, and Nationalism on Stage. Edited by: Max Shulman and J. Chris Westgate. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2019.” Theatre History Studies, forthcoming 2020

Chapter. “Circus and Somatic Spectacularity on Stage in the Variety Era.” Commissioned for The Cambridge Companion to Circus.