Books and Monographs:
We the Audience: The Pleasures of Interpretation in the Live | Digital Era. Under contract with Palgrave Macmillan (publication expected September 2013).
Pittsburgh in Stages: Two Hundred Years of Theater. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007.
Spreading the Gospel of the Modern Dance: A History of Newspaper Dance Criticism, 1850-1934. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997.
In the Garden of Live Flowers (with Attilio Favorini). Dramatic Publishing Company, 2003.
Project Brief: The Heinz Endowmentsâ Arts Experience Initiative. The Heinz Endowments, 2008.
Recent Articles and Book Chapters:
âe-Interpreting: The Audience as Cultural Repositoryâ in Theater Annual: A Journal of Performance Studies (peer reviewed, accepted for publication in the 2012 issue)
âJohn Martinâ in Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (forthcoming)
Excerpt from Pittsburgh in Stages in The Pittsburgh Reader. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
âIn and Out of the Dark: A Theory of Audience Behavior From Sophocles to Spoken Wordâ in Engaging Art: The Next Great Transformation of Americaâs Cultural Life, co-edited by Steven Tepper and Bill Ivey. Routledge Press, 2008.
âWho Gets to Tell the Meaning?: Building Audience Enrichment.â in Grantmakers in the Arts Reader, Vol. 15, no. 1, (Winter 2004): 11-14.
Recent Plays and DVD Scripts
1918 â¢Bricolage Urban Scrawl 24 Hour Playwriting Festival, Bricolage Theater Company, Pittsburgh. March 27, 2010.
The Situation; Rising Above; You Think Youâre the First? â¢Three DVD scripts for Carnegie Mellon Universityâs Interactive Theater Company. Produced and released by CMUâs Entertainment Technology Center, June 2011.
Double Take: Harnessing the Power of Negotiation. â¢Four video scripts for Carnegie Mellon Universityâs Program for Research & Outreach on Gender Equity in Society (PROGRESS), founded by nationally regarded economist Linda Babcock (author of Women Donât Ask). Produced by CMUâs Entertainment Technology Center and released nationally in 2009 by PROGRESS.
1892/1982: Two Steel Stories â¢Theatre Festival in Black and White at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company, October 17 - November 3, 2007. (full production) Winner of the Best Monologue Award.
American Humbug. â¢Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 2007. (Equity production)
In the Garden of Live Flowers (co-written with Attilio Favorini). Published by Dramatic Publishing Company. Professional productions: â¢Main Street Theater, Houston, Texas, April/May 2004. (full production) â¢Theater-Hikes, Chicago, Illinois, April/May, 2004. (full production) â¢Actorâs Guild of Lexington, Kentucky, February/March 2003. (full production)
University productions: â¢Carnegie Mellon University, November 4, 2005. (staged reading) â¢Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, January, 2005. (full production) â¢William and Mary College, February 2004. (full production) â¢Slippery Rock University, November 2002. (full production) â¢University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre, February/March 2001. (full production)
High School productions: â¢Pentucket Regional High School, West Newbury, Massachusetts, November 2009 (full production) â¢Friona High School, Friona, Texas, Spring 2009 (full production) â¢Barrington High School Theatre, Barrington, Illinois, Fall 2008 (full production) â¢Essin High School, Essin, Texas, March 2005. (full production) â¢Kelliher Public School, Kelliher, Minnesota, November, 2004. (full production)
Bartok Night. Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society and performed with the Boromeo String Quartet. â¢Strider Theater, Colby College, October 2010. (full production) â¢Heymann Theatre, University of Pittsburgh, November 2004. (full production)