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Theatre Survey is chartered by ASTR as a theatre history journal. Its theatrical and historical orientations are broadly conceived. Performance-centered and historiographic studies from all points across the historical, cultural, and methodological spectra are welcome. Theatre Survey is published tri-annually in January, May and September.

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Publishing Information

2020 Editorial Board

Editor: Marlis Schweitzer
Associate Editor: Brandi Wilkins Catanese
Book Review Editor: Donovan Sherman
Assistant Editor: Shannon Hughes

Shane Boyle, Queen Mary University of London (2019–21)
Jill Carter, University of Torotno (2020–22)
Amy Cook, Stony Brook University (2019–21)
Lisa Freeman, University of Illinois at Chicago (2020–22)
Siyuan Liu, University of British Columbia (2020–22)
Charlotte McIvor, National University of Ireland, Galway (2020–22)
Sean Metzger, University of California, Los Angeles (2020-22)
Aoife Monks, Queen Mary University of London (2020-22)
Tavia Nyong’o, Yale University (2019–21)
Joanne Tompkins, University of Queensland (2020-22)
Miguel Escobar Varela, National University of Singapore (2019–21)
Margaret Werry, University of Minnesota (2019–21)

Past Editors

Nicholas Ridout
Harvey Young
Esther Kim Lee
Leo Cabranes-Grant
Catherine M. Cole
Martin Puchner

Jody Enders
James M. Harding
Rosemarie K. Bank
Gary Jay Williams
Barry Witham

Alan S. Downer, Founding Editor

Michael L. Quinn
Judith Milhous
Roger W. Herzel
Attilio Favorini
Ralph G. Allen

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