Roberta Barker is Associate Professor of Theatre at Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College. Her essays on early modern drama in performance have appeared in such journals as Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Survey, and Early Theatre, as well as in a number of edited collections. Her books include Early Modern Tragedy, Gender and Performance, 1984–2000: The Destined Livery (2007) and two volumes coedited with Kim Solga, New Canadian Realisms: Eight Plays and New Canadian Realisms: New Essays in Canadian Theatre, both published in 2012.
Michael Bristol is David J. Greenshields Emeritus Professor in English Literature, McGill University. He is the author of Carnival and Theatre: Plebeian Culture and the Structure of Authority in Renaissance England; Shakespeare’s America / America’s Shakespeare, and Big-Time Shakespeare. He has edited several volumes of essays, including Shakespeare and Modern Theatre: The Performance of Modernity with Kathleen McLuskie and Christopher Holmes; Print, Manuscript, and Performance: The Changing Relations of the Media in Early Modern England with Arthur F. Marotti; and Shakespeare and Moral Agency. His most recent publication, “Macbeth the Philosopher: Rethinking Context” appeared in New Literary History (2011).
Deborah T. Curren-Aquino is coeditor (with the late Susan Snyder) of The Winter’s Tale for the New Cambridge Shakespeare. She is currently providing editorial and production assistance for the New Folger Library Shakespeare Editions.
Margreta De Grazia is Emerita Sheli Z. and Burton X. Rosenberg Professor of the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of “Hamlet” Without Hamlet (2007) and editor, with Stanley Wells, of the New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (2010). Her recent essays and forthcoming book focus on various aspects of periodization, chronology, and secularization.
Andrew Mattison is associate professor of English at the University of Toledo. He has written The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and [End Page 103] the Limits of Mimesis (2013), Milton’s Uncertain Eden (2007), and journal essays on poetry and poetics in the Renaissance, including several previous treatments of the relationship between poetry and music.
Simon Palfrey is Professor of English Literature at Oxford University. He is the founding editor of Shakespeare Now!, and his books include Late Shakespeare: A New World of Words (1997), Doing Shakespeare (2004; 2nd ed., 2011), Shakespeare in Parts (2007) with Tiffany Stern, and Connell Guide to Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” (2012). Shakespeare’s Possible Worlds and Poor Tom: Living “King Lear” are both forthcoming in 2014.
Richard W. Schoch is Professor of Drama at Queen’s University Belfast. He is the editor of Great Shakespeareans: Macready, Booth, Irving, Terry (2011) and recipient of the 2013 Oscar G. Brockett Essay Prize from the American Society for Theatre Research. A Leverhulme Major Research Fellow, he is currently writing a book on British theater historiography.
Donovan Sherman is an Assistant Professor of English at Seton Hall University in New Jersey. His recent publications include essays in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and Literature/Film Quarterly. He is currently working on a book about the figure of the soul in early modern drama. [End Page 104]