• Theater

    Academic Editor(s):
    Current Volume: 47
    Frequency: Three issues annually
    ISSN: 0161-0775
    e-ISSN: 1527-196X

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  • Editorial Office:
    P.O. Box 208244
    New Haven, CT 06520-8244
    203-432-8336 (fax)

    Tom Sellar, Yale University

    Associate Editor:
    Helen Jaksch

    Managing Editors:
    Maria Inês Marques
    Lynda Paul

    Josh Goulding
    Maria Inês Marques
    Davina Moss
    Lynda Paul
    Gavin Whitehead

    Advisory Board:
    James Bundy
    Victoria Nolan
    Catherine Sheehy

    Contributing Editors:
    Una Chaudhuri
    Liz Diamond
    Miriam Felton-Dansky
    Elinor Fuchs
    Jacob Gallagher-Ross
    Gitta Honegger
    Shannon Jackson
    Jonathan Kalb
    Renate Klett
    James Leverett
    Mark Lord
    Charles McNulty
    Ken Reynolds
    Joseph Roach
    Marc Robinson
    Gordon Rogoff
    Alisa Solomon
    Andrea Tompa
    Paul Walsh

    Affiliated Artists:
    Marc Bamuthi Joseph
    Annie Dorsen
    Morgan Jenness
    Melanie Joseph
    Aaron Landsman
    David Levine

  • Articles: We focus primarily, but not exclusively, on experimental theater—American and international—and theater that touches on political and cultural debates. We discourage submissions of academic papers, dissertations, and theses. Submitted articles should not exceed twenty double-spaced manuscript pages.

    Scripts: We are no longer able to accept or return unsolicited manuscripts of plays.

    Send manuscripts for submission and letters concerning editorial matters to Theater, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244; phone: 203-432-1568; fax: 203-432-8336; e-mail: theater.magazine@yale.edu. Theater magazine accepts hard copies as well as submissions by e-mail in plain or text-only format. We can return only manuscripts accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Please allow one month for articles and four months for scripts.

    Book reviews: Send review copies to Book Review Editor, Theater, Yale University School of Drama, 222 York St., New Haven, CT 06520.

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  • Closing Dates

    November 2017 (47:3) - Closes 07/28/17
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  • Description

    Published on behalf of the Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre

    For more than forty years Theater has been the most informative, serious, and imaginative American journal available to readers interested in contemporary theater and performance. It has been the first publisher of pathbreaking plays from artists as diverse as Romeo Castellucci, Guillermo Calderón, Richard Foreman, W. David Hancock, Peter Handke, Elfriede Jelinek, Sarah Kane, Toshiki Okada, and Suzan-Lori Parks. Theater has also featured lively polemics and essays by dramatists including Dario Fo, Heiner Müller, and Mac Wellman. Special issues have covered site-specific performance, digital dramaturgies, contemporary Brazilian drama, theater and social change, new Polish directing, and the curation of performance.

    Luminaries among Our Contributors

    Elinor Fuchs
    Stanley Kauffmann
    Marc Robinson
    Eric Salzman
    Alisa Solomon

    Abstractors and Indexers:

    Indexed/abstracted in the following: Academic OneFile, Academic Search Alumni Edition, Academic Search Complete, Academic Search Elite, Academic Search Premier, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Contemporary Culture Index, Current Contents - Arts & Humanities, Expanded Academic ASAP, General OneFile, Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1995, Humanities Index Retrospective: 1907-1993, Humanities International Complete, Humanities International Index, Humanities Source, International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance, Magazines for Libraries, MLA International Bibliography, Periodicals Index Online, ProQuest Central, ProQuest Discovery, ProQuest Research Library, Scopus.

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