Pünktlich zur Weihnachtszeit ist meine Monographie Theater über Ozeane. Vermittler transatlantischen Austauschs (1890-1925) bei Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht erschienen. Infos zum Buch und Bestelllungen hier.
Special focus issue of the Popular Entertainment Studies Journal, Vol 6, No 2 (2015) Guest Editor: Nic Leonhardt (Munich) “Between the artist who seeks for an engagement and the manager always on the look out for an extraordinary ‛novelty,’”, write Hughes Le Roux and Jules Garnier in Acrobats and Mountebanks (1890), “a third person necessarily…… Continue reading Negotiating the Entertainment Business: Theatrical Brokers around 1900
published in Theatre Research International, Volume 40 / Issue 02 / July 2015, pp 140-155 “Bangkok, Singapore, Paris, Vienna, Berlin, St Petersburg – some thirty performers of the Boosra Mahin Siamese Theatrical Troupe toured the world in 1900. Daily newspapers enthusiastically reported on the unprecedented shows of the performers ‘from the land of the white…… Continue reading New Paper out: “Re-routing the World Tour of the Boosra Mahin Siamese Theatre Troupe (1900)”
In the context of my research on transatlantic theatrical exchanges between 1900 and 1930 I conducted extensive research at the Shubert Archives in New York City within the last few years (among other archives in North America and Europe) (http://www.shubertarchive.org/index_flash.htm). This beautiful archive, located underneath the roof of the Lyceum Theatre close to Times Square…… Continue reading Transatlantic Theatrical Traces