ATHE 2021

Welcome to Northwestern University Press’s virtual exhibit for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s 2021 conference! Browse works of performance studies, theater history, and drama; request desk or exam copies; read introductions from new books; and connect with our acquisitions team.

Ready to grow your reading list? Scholars who purchase books through our site receive a 30% discount on any book during the conference! Use promo code ATHE30 at checkout to redeem this offer.

This promotion is available until 12:00 AM Central on August 16, 2021. Limit ten books per customer.

New and Notable Books


Mary Kathryn Nagle

Senegalese Stagecraft

Brian Valente-Quinn

Makeshift Chicago Stages

Megan E. Geigner, Stuart J. Hecht, Jasmine Jamillah Mahmoud, Rosemarie K. Bank, Aymar Jean Christian, Shannon Epplett, Cat Gleason, Aaron Krall, LaRonika Marie Thomas, Laley Lippard, Laura A. Lodewyck, Meida McNeal, Travis Stern, Irina Zadov

Theater Games for Rehearsal

Viola Spolin, Carol Bleackley Sills, Rob Reiner

Tarell Alvin McCraney

Sharrell D. Luckett, David Román, Isaiah Matthew Wooden, Bryant Keith Alexander, Robert O'Hara, Katherine Nigh, Carlos Murillo, Jeffrey Q. McCune, Patrick Maley, Tina Landau, Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Freda Scott Giles, Donette Francis, Shirley Jo Finney, Oskar Eustis, I. Augustus Durham, Trip Cullman, Soyica Diggs Colbert, Teo Castellanos, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Michael Boyd, GerShun Avilez, Alana Arenas, Jabari Ali, Tea Alagic, Tarell Alvin McCraney

Sistuhs in the Struggle

La Donna Forsgren

Black Theater Is Black Life

Harvey Young, Queen Meccasia Zabriskie


Mary Zimmerman

Underground, Monroe, and The Mamalogues

Lisa B. Thompson, E. Patrick Johnson

Sweet Tea

E. Patrick Johnson, Jane M. Saks

Selected Plays

Alice Childress, Kathy A. Perkins

Smart People

Lydia R. Diamond

Comfort Stew

Angela Jackson


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