I’m delighted to report that my latest book, Playing God: The Bible on the Broadway Stage, has won the 2016 John W. Frick Award, presented by the American Theatre and Drama Society. Thanks to the award committee and all my ATDS colleagues for this wonderful recognition. [Harvey Young presenting me with the ATDS John W. Frick
Book Signing, Association for Theatre in Higher Education
I will be signing copies of Playing God on August 12 at the annual meeting of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) in Chicago.
International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR)
“That time Swedish actors wore blackface to act out the Bible”
“Broadway and Blasphemy”
Public lecture in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center from 5:30 – 7:00 PM.
How Biblical texts have inspired Broadway plays and musicals, from Ben-Hur to Jesus Christ Superstar.
“Incisive and sophisticated, but also accessible and, frankly, fun.”
Louisiana State University