Elizabeth E. Tavares, PhD

Shakespeare & Repertory


A selection of forthcoming and recent publications. Complete vita here. Interested in a talk for your institution or performance? Do get in touch!
  • Recently
    The #OthelloSyllabus: Twitter as Play” [with S. Ballou], Hybrid Pedagogy 2020.
    The Sun Tavern,” in The Map of Early Modern London, ed. J. Jenstad (2020).
    “Matisse in the Playhouse,” Shakespeare Studies 47 (2019): 127–33.
    “Super Troupers; or, Supplemented Playing before 1594,” Shakespeare Studies 45 (2017): 77–86.
    Genre and the Elizabethan Troupe,” Before Shakespeare: The Beginnings of London Commercial Theatre 1565–1595 blog, eds. C. Davies, A. Kesson, and L. Munro, 11 May 2017
    “A Race to the Roof: Cosmetics and Contemporary Histories in the Elizabethan Playhouse, 1592–1596,” Shakespeare Bulletin 34, no. 2 (2016): 193–217
  • Forthcoming
    “‘The kynges & quenes maistes trompeters’: Gigging with the Tudor Touring Trumpet Troupes,” Reconceptualizing Renaissance Performance: Beyond the Public Stage, eds. A. Sen and J. L. Wood
    “‘School, fool, a very Bieber rhyme’: In and Out of Repertory at WIL Fest 2017,” Early Modern Liveness, eds. D. Rosvally and D. Sherman (Bloomsbury)
    “Beyond consumers, beyond Shakespeare: Curating, podcasting, and studying early modern theatre,” Public Shakespeare and New Media: Critical Approaches [with J. Hamlet], eds. D. Kimbro, M. Noschka, and G. Way
    “Playing companies and repertories,” Arden Research Handbook to Shakespeare and his Contemporaries, eds. T. Rutter and M. M. Dowd (Bloomsbury)
    “Cham’s Beard and Tartar’s Bow: Staging Mongolia after the Elizabethan Repertory,” Reprints and Revivals of Renaissance Drama, eds. E. Price and H. Newman (Cambridge UP)
    “Fistfights and Sacrifice: Troupe Dynamics, Transformation, and Shakespeare Offstage,” Slings & Arrows: Performing Shakespeare as Canada, eds. K. Wright and D. Moore (U of Toronto P)
  • Reviews
    “Renaissance Media Ecosystems: A Review Essay,” Early Theatre: in press.
    Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Back Room Shakespeare Project 2020), Shakespeare in Lockdown, special issue, Shakespeare Bulletin 38, no. 3: in press.
    Review of Everybody (Artists Repertory Theatre 2018), Shakespeare Bulletin 37, no. 3 (2019): 409–13.
    Review of Romeo and Juliet (Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2018), Shakespeare Bulletin 37, no. 1 (2019): 141–45.
    Review of Shakespeare’s Lost Playhouse: Eleven Days at Newington Butts by Laurie Johnson (Routledge 2017), Shakespeare 14, no. 2 (2018): 197–98
    Review of Romeo & Juliet / Layla & Majnun (Bag & Baggage 2017), Shakespeare Bulletin 36, no. 2 (2018): 340–45.
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  • Repertory Studies
  • Playing Companies
  • Theatre History & Economics
  • Shakespeare & Contemporaries
  • Digital Humanities & Curation
  • English Renaissance Literatures
  • Practice-based Research (PbR)
  • EcoDrama & Ecocriticism
  • Postcolonial & Critical Race Theory
  • Textual Editing & Criticism