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Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History (Triangulations: Lesbian/Gay/Queer Theater/Drama/Performance)

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Performing Arts,
  • English,
  • USA,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Biography,
  • Acting & Auditioning,
  • Gay actors,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert A. Schanke (Editor), Kimberley Bell Marra (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632778M
    ISBN 100472066811
    ISBN 109780472066810

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    Triangulations focuses on theater, drama, and performance in all its interdisciplinary and historical variety, and in all its professional and community define the term "performance" generously, ranging from dramatic literature staged in theater buildings to everyday rituals that constitute performance (such as commitment ceremonies or memorial services) to the performative. Books. Home • Resume • Books • Guest Lectures • Contact Info Eva Le Gallienne • Mercedes de Acosta • Cal Yeomans.

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Passing Performances gathers a range of critical and biographical essays on notable personalities whose major contributions to the stage occurred beforethe year of the Stonewall riots that kicked off the gay rights movement in the United States.

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How these theater practitioners variously "passed"—i.e., managed unconventional sexual inclinations both on- and offstage—significantly. She co-edited Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History () and Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American Theater History (), The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy: A Biographical Dictionary of Major Figures of the American Stage in the Pre-Stonewall Era (); and Showing Off, Showing Up.

In Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History, edited by Robert A. Schanke and Kimberly Bell Marra, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, He co-edited Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History, Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American Theater History, and The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy.

He is a Fellow of the Mid-America Theatre Conference. He co-edited Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History, Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American Theater History, and The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy.

He is a Fellow of the Mid-America Theatre Conference. In he was elected into the National Theatre Conference, and in he was elected.

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Contact Us. American Players Theatre Golf Course Road P.O. Box Spring Green, WI (Box Office: Administration: Other publications include four co-edited volumes from the University of Michigan Press: Showing Off, Showing Up: Studies of Hype, Heightened Performance, and Cultural Power, co-edited with Laurie Frederik and Catherine Schuler (); Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History (), its sequel Staging.

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