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).

Journal Article

“‘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. “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.


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


Introduction and co-translation. “Pages of Remembrance by Therese Renz: An Introduction to the ‘White Lady’ of European Circus,” translated with Sascha (Alexandra) Just and Christine Marks, Journal of Early Popular Visual Culture special issue on circus (Fall 2017).