Theatre History

19th Century Russian Theatre

A Brief History of Russian Drama (Before 1900)
An overview covering the years 1760-1900, including short biographies of key playwrights and reviews of seminal plays. 

Examining the Good Dr. Chekhov
A several part series on playwright Anton Chekhov with detailed analysis of his background and life and their influence on his playwriting.

20th Century Theatre (U.S.)

Who's Afraid of Alice Childress?
An Essay on Childress's "Trouble in Mind" (1955) and some history of African-American performance and representation in the early 20th Century.