Volume 29, 2009

Table of Contents

Illustrations

p. ix
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An Uncommon Woman: An Interview with Wendy Wasserstein

pp. 1-17
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Thresholds of Pain in Performance: Tormenting the Actor and Audience

pp. 18-31
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Designing American Modernity: David Belasco's The Governor's Lady and Robert Edmond Jones's The Man Who Married a Dumb Wife

pp. 32-51
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A Historiography of Informed Imagination: A (Hi)Story Drawn from the Correspondence of Annie Russell and Faith Baldwin

pp. 52-80
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The Miseries of History: Shakespearian Extremity as Cautionary Tale on the Restoration Stage

pp. 81-94
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The Final Straw: Producing James Purdy at the Trinity Square Rep

pp. 95-102
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Disappearing Frontiers and the National Stage: Placing the Portland Federal Theatre Project

pp. 103-121
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"Can't Someone Find Him a Stimulant?": The Treatment of Prohibition on the American Stage, 1920-1933

pp. 122-147
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The Tricks of Lun: Mimesis and Mimicry in John Rich's Performance and Conception of Pantomimes

pp. 148-170
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Sensational with the Greeks and Daring with Shakespeare but Not So Sure about Shaw: Performance of George Bernard Shaw at Terence Gray's Festival Theatre, Cambridge, England, 1926-1935

pp. 171-199
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Book Reviews

Angels in the American Theater: Patrons, Patronage, and Philanthropy (review)

pp. 201-203
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Susan Glaspell and Sophie Treadwell (review)

pp. 203-205
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Theatre in Theory, 1900-2000: An Anthology (review)

pp. 205-208
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Racism on the Victorian Stage: Representations of Slavery and the Black Character (review)

pp. 208-210
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The Theatre of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio (review)

pp. 210-213
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Entertaining the Nation: American Drama in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (review)

pp. 213-215
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Modernism, Drama, and the Audience for Irish Spectacle (review)

pp. 215-217
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Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism (review)

pp. 218-220
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Modernist Aesthetics and Consumer Culture in the Writings of Oscar Wilde (review)

pp. 220-223
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American Drama in the Age of Film (review)

pp. 223-226
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Interrogating America through Theatre and Performance (review)

pp. 226-228
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Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire under Democracy (review)

pp. 228-230
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Robert E. Sherwood: The Playwright in Peace and War (review)

pp. 231-233
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Performing Patriotism: National Identity in the Colonial and Revolutionary American Theatre (review)

pp. 233-236
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The Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution (review)

pp. 237-239
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Historical Dictionary of Russian Theater (review)

pp. 239-241
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A History of Asian American Theatre (review)

pp. 241-244
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"Divine Thalie": The Career of Jeanne Quinault (review)

pp. 244-246
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Contemporary African American Women Playwrights (review)

pp. 246-249
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Querying Difference in Theatre History (review)

pp. 249-251
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Books Received

Books Received

pp. 253-254
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 255-257
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