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Routledge has scheduled a July 2024 release for The Performance Studies Reader, Fourth Edition. Sara Brady and I have been working for quite a while on this new edition, which includes 23 new chapter selections. If you are teaching a PS course in 24-25, this is the reader for you!

In which I share a few thoughts with Marjorie Ingall for her Vox story on the phenomenon of non-Jews playing Jewish characters.

In which I share some thoughts with CBC News for their story regarding the blowback to the latest trailer for “Maestro.”

The Jewish Telegraph Agency asked me to comment for their piece marking the end of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

 

Kathryn Post at the Religion News Service reached out to me for my thoughts on the newest bible musical to hit the scene.

Some time back, I was fortunate to receive a short term fellowship from the New York Public Library to support work on a book-in-progress about New York newspaper theatre critics. That book is at least “a year away from being a year away” – but here’s a report from the archives.

As per usual, my calendar for the coming academic year is starting to fill up with speaking engagements and other work-related adventures — some in-person and some virtual. Want me to visit your class, department, conference, or theatre festival? Look for the “Book Henry” button that appears in numerous places on this site.