Current Issue

Volume 27, Issue 2 (Winter 2012)


  • “The Performance Created by a Comma: A Cautionary Tale” by James A. Winn
  • “Thomas Killigrew’s Early Managerial Career: Carolean Stage Rivalry in
    London, 1663-1668″ by Riki Miyoshi
  • “‘The trust and credit of a Guinea-bawd’: Circulation, Credit, and the
    Bodied Economy in Thomas Southerne’s Oroonoko” by Kalissa Hendrickson

Theatre Reviews

  • Isaac’s Eye by Lucas Hnath, directed by Linsay Firman, Ensemble Theater Company, New York, NY; reviewed by Karen Gevirtz
  • Unlock’d by Sam Carner (book and lyrics) and Derek Gregor (music), directed by Marlo Hunter, Duke Theatre, Manhattan, NY; reviewed by Srividhya Swaminathan
  • Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, directed by Kevin Newbury, Opera Colorado, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, CO; reviewed by Jennie MacDonald

Book Reviews

  • The Tragedy of Tragedies: or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great by Henry Fielding, edited by Darryl Domingo, Joseph Black et al. Reviewed by Claude Rawson
  • Performing China. Virtue, Commerce, and Orientalism in Eighteenth-Century England, 1660-1740 by Chi-Ming Yang. Reviewed by Ros Ballaster
  • The Broadview Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy edited by Brian Corman. Reviewed by Gillian Manning
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan: The Impresario in Political and Cultural Context edited by Jack E. DeRochi and Daniel J. Ennis. Reviewed by Simon Reade
  • A Race of Female Patriots: Women and Public Spirit on the British Stage, 1688-1745 by Brett D. Wilson. Reviewed by Jennifer L. Airey