Additional Publications

Encyclopedia Entries

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Tallulah Bankhead,” “Maude Adams,” “Katherine Cornell,” “Lynn Fontanne,” “Hal Holbrook,” “Robert Lewis,” “Rose McClendon,” “Margaret Sullavan,” “Laurette Taylor,” “Anna May Wong,” “John Houseman,” and the “Theatre Guild.” The Cambridge World Encyclopedia of Stage Actors and Acting (1st ed.). Ed. Simon Williams. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Susan Yankowitz” (Update). Facts on File Companion to American Drama, 2nd edition. Eds. Jackson R. Bryer and Mary Hartig. New York: Facts on File, 2010.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “William Charles Macready.” Encyclopedia of the Early Republic and Antebellum America. Ed. Christopher Bates. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2010.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Susan Yankowitz.” The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Federal Theatre Project Negro Units,” “Ellen Tarry,” “[James] Theodore Ward,” “Hughes Allison,” “Francis H. [Frank] Wilson,” and “The Great Depression and African American Literature.” The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature (I ed., Vol. 1-5). Eds. Hans Ostrom, & J. David Macy, Jr. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2005.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Alice Childress,” “The Wedding Band,” “Polly Pen,” “Susan Yankowitz,” and “Dorothy and DuBose Heyward.” Facts on File Companion to American Drama, 1st edition. Eds. Jackson R. Bryer and Mary Hartig. New York: Facts on File, 2003.

 

Refereed Reviews

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Review of Plowed Under: Food Policy Protests and Performance in New Deal America.Theatre Research International. (commissioned).

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Performance Review of Four Days of Fury: Atlanta 1906.” Theatre Journal 66, no. 3 (2014): 441-444.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Review of The Influence of Tennessee Williams: Essays on Fifteen American Playwrights.Theatre History Studies 30 (2010): 275-277.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. “Review of Arthur Miller’s Global Theatre”. Theatre Survey 50, no. 2 (2009): 368-370.

 

Dramaturgy Outreach

Osborne, Elizabeth A. The Crucible. New Repertory Theatre, Newton, Massachusetts. 2003.

This 5,000 word study guide includes biographical and historical information, timelines, thematic discussion, and much more, all revolving around Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

Osborne, Elizabeth A. The Importance of Being Earnest & The Glass Menagerie. New Repertory Theatre, Newton, Massachusetts, 2002.

This 5,000 word study guide (encompassing sections on both plays) includes biographical and historical information, timelines, thematic discussion, and other materials developed to assist students of these plays by Oscar Wilde (1895) and Tennessee Williams (1944).