Sources for “Euripides, Eumenides” podcast

Transparency regarding the sources used for resarch is incredibly important to “Euripides, Eumenides: A Theatre History Podcast.” So below, you will find a list of all sources used to research each episode.

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Episode 54: Post-Mortem – KPOP, The Musical

Brantley, Ben. “Review: ‘KPOP’ Sings and Dances Its Way through a Divided Culture.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 23 Sept. 2017, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/22/theater/kpop-musical-review.html

Culwell-Block, Logan. “KPOP Producers Request Apology from New York Times’ Theatre Critic Jesse Green.” Playbill, 2 Dec. 2022, https://playbill.com/article/kpop-producers-respond-to-new-york-times-review-requesting-apology-from-jesse-green

Culwell-Block, Logan. “The New York Times Responds to KPOP Review Controversy.” Playbill, 6 Dec. 2022, https://www.playbill.com/article/the-new-york-times-responds-to-kpop-review-controversy

Lee, Ashley. “Broadway’s ‘KPOP’ Musical Is Abruptly Closing. What Went Wrong?” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 8 Dec. 2022, https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2022-12-08/kpop-musical-team-on-abrupt-broadway-closing

Romano, Aja. “How K-Pop Became a Global Phenomenon.” Vox, Vox, 16 Feb. 2018, https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/2/16/16915672/what-is-kpop-history-explained

Scott, Marcus. “The Rise and Fall of ‘KPOP’.” AMERICAN THEATRE, 10 Dec. 2022, https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/12/09/the-rise-and-fall-of-kpop/

Shanfeld, Ethan. “BTS Meal Coming to McDonald’s in May.” Variety, Variety, 20 Apr. 2021, https://variety.com/2021/music/news/bts-fries-meal-mcdonalds-1234955071/

Episode 53: Henry Irving and Ellen Terry

Barish, Jonas A. The Antitheatrical Prejudice. Univ. of California Press, 1985.


Holroyd, Michael. A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families. Picador, 2010


Kilgarriff, Michael. “Sir Henry Irving – Biography.” The Irving Society, 31 July 2019, https://www.theirvingsociety.org.uk/henry-irving/


Morley, Sheridan. “Henry Irving and Ellen Terry.” Theatre’s Strangest Acts. Robson Books, London, UK, 2006, pp. 29-30


Vaijayanti, Prasad Mahabal. “Ellen Terry Biography.” Victorian Era, https://victorian-era.org/famous-victorians/ellen-terry-biography.html


White, Ellen G. “Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4.” Testimonies for the Church, Vol. 4 – Ellen G. White Writings, https://m.egwwritings.org/en/book/114/toc

Episode 52: The Tall Tales of Calamity Jane

Fees, Paul. “Wild West Shows.” Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 12 Aug. 2020, https://centerofthewest.org/learn/western-essays/wild-west-shows/


Herda, D. J. Calamity Jane: The Life and Legend of Martha Jane Cannary. TwoDot, 2018.


Mack, Emily. “Were Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok Really in Love? inside the Wild West Legends’ Relationship.” Wide Open Country, 17 May 2022, https://www.wideopencountry.com/calamity-jane-wild-bill-hickok/


Pickens, Jessica. “Musical Monday: Calamity Jane (1953).” Comet Over Hollywood, 8 Mar. 2021, https://cometoverhollywood.com/2021/03/08/musical-monday-calamity-jane-1953/

Weiser , Kathy. “Calamity Jane – Rowdy Woman of the West.” Legends of America, 1 Nov. 2019, https://www.legendsofamerica.com/we-calamityjane/

Episodes 50 & 51: The Marriage of Monroe and Miller, Pts. 1 & 2

Andrews, Suzanna. “Arthur Miller’s Missing Act.” Vanity Fair, 13 Sept. 2007, https://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2007/09/miller200709

Casillo, Charles. Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon. St. Martin’s Press, 2018.

Cavendish, Richard. “Marilyn Monroe Marries Arthur Miller.” History Today, 6 June 2006, https://www.historytoday.com/archive/marilyn-monroe-marries-arthur-miller#:~:text=Marilyn%20Monroe%20married%20Arthur%20Miller,The%20marriage%20lasted%20five%20years.&text=In%20the%20early%20months%20of,was%20divorcing%20his%20wife%2C%20Mary

Kettler, Sara. “Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller Had an Instant Connection, but Quickly Grew Apart Once Married.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 8 Sept. 2020, https://www.biography.com/news/marilyn-monroe-arthur-miller-relationship#:~:text=Monroe%20managed%20to%20come%20back,inauguration%20would%20distract%20media%20attention

Ratcliffe, Michael. “Obituary: Arthur Miller.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 12 Feb. 2005, https://www.theguardian.com/news/2005/feb/12/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries

Episode 49: Play Spotlight – Fuente Ovejuna

Bentley, Eric. Life Is a Dream and Other Spanish Classics. Translated by Roy Campbell, Applause Theatre Book Pub., 1991

“Lope De Vega.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 21 Nov. 2022, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Lope-de-Vega

Staff Writer. “Lope De Vega. Fuenteovejuna. Summary.” Spain Then and Now – Spain Then and Now. An Overview of the History, Literature, Architecture, Art and Culture of Spain., https://www.spainthenandnow.com/spanish-literature/fuenteovejuna-summary

The Spanish Golden Age: Crash Course Theater #19.” YouTube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 29 Jun. 2018, https://youtu.be/pDFiY81TLIM

Wilson, Edwin, and Alvin Goldfarb. Living Theatre: History of Theatre. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2012. 

Episode 48: The Strange Ghosts of the Peacock Theatre

Arnold, Catharine. “Members Only: The Life and Times of Paul Raymond by Paul Willetts | Book Review.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 4 Sept. 2010, https://www.theguardian.com/books/2010/sep/05/members-only-paul-raymond-review

Miyoshi, Riki. “A Tale of Two Theatres: Theatrical Rivalry between the King’s Company and the Duke’s Company, 1668-1672.” Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700, vol. 40, no. 1, 2016, pp. 25–44. JSTOR, https://www.jstor.org/stable/26419381. Accessed 13 Nov. 2022

“Royalty Folies – London- 1974.” UK Dolphinaria Archive, http://ukdolphinaria.blogspot.com/2015/07/royalty-folies-london-1974.html

Sadler’s Wells – History – Peacock, https://web.archive.org/web/20070928051418/http://www.sadlerswells.com/page/history-peacock

Sill, Adrian. “The Shady Old Lady’s Guide to London.” The Peacock’s Flipper Ghost, http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location.php?loc=1590

Episode 47: Flatulists

Adams, Cecil. “Did a French Vaudeville Star Once Specialize in Trained Flatulence?” The Straight Dope, The Straight Dope, 28 July 2020, https://www.straightdope.com/21341537/did-a-french-vaudeville-star-once-specialize-in-trained-flatulence

Girod, Landon. “Roland the FARTER, the Life of a Medieval Flatulist.” History Hustle, 7 May 2021, https://historyhustle.com/roland-the-farter/

Hodgins, Paul. “’Can-Can’ Can Do.” Orange County Register, Orange County Register, 8 July 2007, https://www.ocregister.com/2007/07/08/can-can-can-do/

Lamar, Cyriaque. “Japanese Fart Scrolls Prove That Human Art Peaked Centuries Ago.” Gizmodo, Gizmodo, 20 Feb. 2012, https://gizmodo.com/japanese-fart-scrolls-prove-that-human-art-peaked-centu-5886529

Otto, Beatrice K. “Fools Are Everywhere: The Court Jester around the World.” University of Chicago Press, 2007

Rodriguez McRobbie, Linda. “The True Story of Roland the Farter, and How the Internet Killed Professional Flatulence.” Atlas Obscura, Atlas Obscura, 15 Dec. 2020, https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-true-story-of-roland-the-farter-and-how-the-internet-killed-professional-flatulence

Wiener, Iris. “The Fartiste.” TheaterMania, 3 Nov. 2011, https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/reviews/the-fartiste_43508.html

Episode 46: Comstockery

Anthony, Dave and Gareth Reynolds. “70 – Obscenity Man Anthony Comstock.” The Dollop, All Things Comedy Network, https://allthingscomedy.com/podcasts/70—obscenity-man-anthony-comstock

Bradford, Wade. “Philosophical Themes of Shaw’s ‘Man and Superman.’” ThoughtCo, ThoughtCo, 7 Aug. 2018, https://www.thoughtco.com/man-and-superman-themes-and-concepts-2713246

LaMay, Craig L. “America’s censor: Anthony Comstock and free speech.” Communications and the Law, vol. 19, no. 3, Sept. 1997, pp. 1-59. Gale Academic OneFile, link.gale.com/apps/doc/A19950330/AONE?u=anon~5d5d15a0&sid=googleScholar&xid=4cc71699. Accessed 28 Sept. 2022.

Leonard, Devin. “The Life and Times of a True American Moral Hysteric.” Literary Hub, 2 May 2016, https://lithub.com/the-life-and-times-of-a-true-american-moral-hysteric/

Piepenburg, Erik. “From the Archive: The Ruckus over Mrs. Warren.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 1 Oct. 2010, https://archive.nytimes.com/artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/01/from-the-archive-the-ruckus-over-mrs-warren/?searchResultPosition=3

Shaw, George Bernard. “Bernard Shaw Resents Action of Librarian; Calls ‘American Comstockery’ World’s Standing Joke. an Artist and a Moralist and as Such He Knows Better than Our Library Officials What Is Proper for People to Read.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 26 Sept. 1905, https://www.nytimes.com/1905/09/26/archives/bernard-shaw-resents-action-of-librarian-calls-american-comstockery.html

Shaw, Bernard, et al. Man and Superman, and Three Other Plays. Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004

Staff Writer. “Man and Superman.” Supersummary, https://www.supersummary.com/man-and-superman/summary/?gclid=CjwKCAjw7p6aBhBiEiwA83fGugEZg0gL7LBQKuSwgonEoC8upPdjiG0v6w0Hc-Zh4Vv0Mis1owxzFRoCUQMQAvD_BwE&utm_content=144882801071&utm_term=man+and+superman+summary&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=google&utm_campaign=18496125990

Episode 45: Misguided Advertising

Calvey, Mark. “Wells Fargo Sparks Firestorm over Ads Bashing the Arts.” Bizjournals.com, 6 Sept. 2016, https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2016/09/06/wells-fargo-arts-social-media-firestorm-wfc.html

Clement, Olivia. “Theatre Community Rallies against Wells Fargo Advertisements.” Playbill, 3 Sept. 2016, https://www.playbill.com/article/theatre-community-rallies-against-wells-fargo-advertisements

Flitter, Emily. “The Price of Wells Fargo’s Fake Account Scandal Grows by $3 Billion.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 21 Feb. 2020, https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/21/business/wells-fargo-settlement.html

Frankel, Daniel. “AT&T Liable for $4B in Deceptive DIRECTV AD Suit, FTC Says.” Fierce Video, 16 Aug. 2017, https://www.fiercevideo.com/cable/at-t-liable-for-4b-deceptive-ad-suit-ftc-says

Gans, Andrew, and Michael Gioia. “Patti LuPone Makes Passionate Statement Regarding AT&T Football Tweet.” Playbill, 17 Sept. 2015, https://playbill.com/article/patti-lupone-makes-passionate-statement-regarding-at-t-football-tweet-com-362776

Gioia, Michael. “AT&T Advertisements, Promoting Phone Use in the Theatre, Continue; Watch the Video.” Playbill, 21 Sept. 2015, https://playbill.com/article/at-t-advertisements-promoting-phone-use-in-the-theatre-continue-watch-the-video-com-363330

NEA. “New Report Released on the Economic Impact of the Arts and Cultural Sector.” New Report Released on the Economic Impact of the Arts and Cultural Sector, 30 Mar. 2021, https://www.arts.gov/news/press-releases/2021/new-report-released-economic-impact-arts-and-cultural-sector#:~:text=Production%20of%20arts%20and%20cultural,warehousing%2C%20mining%2C%20and%20agriculture

Staff Writer. “Controversial Wells Fargo Ad Prompts Outrage from Arts Community.” KIRO 7 News Seattle, KIRO 7 News Seattle, 4 Sept. 2016, https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/controversial-wells-fargo-ad-prompts-outrage-from-arts-community/436687984/

Episodes 43 & 44: InEVITAble

Freeman, Hadley. “’Print That!’ Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Sounds Off.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 11 Oct. 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2018/oct/11/print-that-broadway-legend-patti-lupone-sounds-off


Evans, Greg. “Broadway Extends Audience Mask Mandate through June.” Deadline, Deadline, 20 May 2022, https://deadline.com/2022/05/broadway-covid-mask-mandate-june-1235028945/


Green, Jesse. “Let Her Entertain You. Please!” The New York Times, The New York Times, 8 July 2007, https://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/08/theater/08gree.html?pagewanted=2&ref=pattilupone


Hamedy, Saba. “Patti LuPone Blasts Broadway Theatergoers for Not Adhering to Mask Policy.” NBCNews.com, NBCUniversal News Group, 11 May 2022, https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/patti-lupone-blasts-broadway-theatergoers-not-adhering-mask-policy-rcna28384


“Harold Prince on Evita.” YouTube, uploaded by Masterworks Broadway, 4 Jan. 2014, https://youtu.be/6ShTJb38zJ0


McHugh, Dominic. The Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations. Oxford University Press, 2019.


LuPone, Patti, and Digby Diehl. Patti LuPone: A Memoir. Three River Press, 2010.

Episode 42: Repo! The Genetic Opera Vs. Repo Men

“2002 Stage Play.” Zydrate Archives Wiki, https://zydrate-archives.fandom.com/wiki/2002_Stage_play


Alexander, Julia. “Repo! the Genetic Opera Is a Gory, Disturbing, Awful Musical That Defied All Odds.” Polygon, Polygon, 26 Oct. 2016, https://www.polygon.com/2016/10/26/13411404/repo-the-genetic-opera-halloween


Bailey, Jonathan. “Repo: The Plagiarism Opera.” Plagiarism Today, 15 Feb. 2018, https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2018/02/15/repo-the-plagiarism-opera/


Guerrasio, Jason. “Director Darren Lynn Bousman on Repo! the Genetic Opera: Filmmaker Magazine.” Filmmaker Magazine | Publication with a Focus on Independent Film, Offering Articles, Links, and Resources., 23 Nov. 2013, https://filmmakermagazine.com/4773-freak-show-by-andr-salas/#.YwEJbBBMGfB


Stranahan, Lee. “Repo Men vs. Repo! the Genetic Opera: Behind the Controversy.” HuffPost, HuffPost, 25 May 2011, https://www.huffpost.com/entry/irepo-meni-vs-irepo-the-g_b_505173

Episode 41: Daniel Radcliffe in Equus

Barnes, Clive. “Giddyup!” New York Post, New York Post, 26 Sept. 2008, https://nypost.com/2008/09/26/giddyup

Berson, Misha. “Stripped-down ‘Graduate’ Flunks.” The Seattle Times, The Seattle Times Company, 27 Apr. 2005, https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/stripped-down-graduate-flunks

Billington, Michael. “Theatre Review: Equus / Gielgud Theatre, London.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 28 Feb. 2007, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2007/feb/28/theatre1

Brien, Alan. “Alan Brien Takes an Advance Look at a Frontal Attack on Broadway” Archived June 13, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. The London Sunday Times, April 28, 1968. Retrieved on July 2, 2008.

Gore-Langton, Robert. “Stars Who Dare to Bare – A History of Nudity in Theatre.” Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk, 2 Aug. 2017, https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/theatre/836331/nudity-theatre-history-Sienna-miller-daniel-radcliffe-jerry-hall

Grobar, Matt. “Jesse Williams Talks ‘Take Me out’ Nude Leak: ‘Theater Is a Sacred Space.’” Deadline, Deadline, 14 May 2022, https://deadline.com/2022/05/jesse-williams-talks-take-me-out-nude-leak-theater-is-a-sacred-space-1235023979

Hayes, Dade. “Jesse Tyler Ferguson Says ‘Take Me out’ Photo Leak Hasn’t Hurt His Bond with Broadway Audiences: ‘That Was One Person.’” Deadline, Deadline, 13 June 2022, https://deadline.com/2022/06/jesse-tyler-ferguson-take-me-out-photo-leak-jesse-l-martin-1235043903

Lyall, Sarah. “Onstage, Stripped of That Wizardry.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 11 Sept. 2008, https://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/14/theater/14lyal.html

Lyall, Sarah. “The Tale of Harry Potter and the Naked Role.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 7 Mar. 2007, https://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/07/theater/07pott.html?action=click&module=RelatedCoverage&pgtype=Article®ion=Footer

Majendie, Paul, and Mirja Spernal. “Potter Star Radcliffe Bares All in ‘Equus.’” Reuters, Thomson Reuters, 27 Feb. 2007, https://www.reuters.com/article/us-arts-potter/potter-star-radcliffe-bares-all-in-equus-idUSL2723314820070227

Morley, Sheridan. “Who Needs Viagra (1998).” Theatre’s Strangest Acts, Robson Books, London, UK, 2006, pp. 190–191

Nathan, John. “Equus, with ‘Harry Potter’ Star Radcliffe, Begins London Previews Feb. 16.” Playbill, 16 Feb. 2007, https://playbill.com/article/equus-with-harry-potter-star-radcliffe-begins-london-previews-feb-16-com-138577

Soloski, Alexis. “’Oh! Calcutta!’ at 50: Still Naked after All These Years.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 17 June 2019, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/17/theater/oh-calcutta-at-50.html

Staff Writer. “Daniel Radcliffe Admits to Having His Bottom Waxed Ahead of Going Nude in Play Equus.” Daily Mail Online, Associated Newspapers, 1 Nov. 2013, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2483755/Daniel-Radcliffe-admits-having-waxed-ahead-going-nude-play-Equus.html

Staff Writer. “Entertainment | Radcliffe to Make Broadway Debut.” BBC News, BBC, 5 Nov. 2007, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7079618.stm

Episode 40: Daniel Day-Lewis and Hamlet

Adams, Lee. “Why Daniel Day-Lewis Hasn’t Returned to the Stage since Playing Hamlet.” SlashFilm.com, SlashFilm, 10 May 2022, https://www.slashfilm.com/858977/why-daniel-day-lewis-hasnt-returned-to-the-stage-since-playing-hamlet/


Corliss, Richard. “Cinema: Dashing Daniel.” Time, Time Inc., 21 Mar. 1994, https://content.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,980338-2,00.html


Franich, Darren. “Daniel Day-Lewis Addresses That ‘Hamlet’ Tale.” EW.com, 29 Oct. 2012, https://ew.com/article/2012/10/29/daniel-day-lewis-hamlet-ghost/#:~:text=Back%20in%201989%2C%20Day%2DLewis,talked%20about%20the%20event%20before


Morley, Sheridan. “Daniel Day-Lewis and Hamlet’s Ghost.” Theatre’s Strangest Acts, Robson Books, London, UK, 2005, pp. 169-171


Staff Writer. “Queen’s Honours: Day-Lewis Receives Knighthood.” BBC News, BBC, 13 June 2014, https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-27813303


Stanford, Peter. “The Interview: Daniel Day-Lewis.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 13 Jan. 2008, https://www.theguardian.com/film/2008/jan/13/awardsandprizes.danieldaylewis


Winter, Jessica. “Daniel Day-Lewis: How the Greatest Living Actor Became Lincoln.” Time, Time, 25 Oct. 2012, https://entertainment.time.com/2012/10/25/daniel-day-lewis-in-lincoln-hail-to-the-chief/

Episode 39: Shakespeare and Starlings in America

Gup, Ted. “100 Years of the Starling.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 1 Sept. 1990, https://www.nytimes.com/1990/09/01/opinion/100-years-of-the-starling.html?src=pm


Marche, Stephen. How Shakespeare Changed Everything. Harper Perennial, 2012.


McCrum, Robert. “Ten Ways in Which Shakespeare Changed the World.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 17 Apr. 2016, https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/apr/17/ten-ways-shakespeare-changed-the-world


Mirsky, Steve. “Antigravity: Call of the Reviled.” Scientific American, Scientific American, 1 June 2008, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/call-of-the-reviled/#:~:text=%E2%80%9CNay%2C%20I’ll%20have,counted%20on%20for%20dramatic%20conflict.)


Reints, Renae. “Throwback Thursday: The Worst Bird Strike in U.S. History.” Boston Magazine, Boston Magazine, 5 Oct. 2017, https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2017/10/05/bird-strike-boston-plane-crash/


Zielinski, Sarah. “The Invasive Species We Can Blame on Shakespeare.” Smithsonian.com, Smithsonian Institution, 4 Oct. 2011, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-invasive-species-we-can-blame-on-shakespeare-95506437/

Episode 38: Artaud & the Theatre of Cruelty

“Antonin Artaud & the Theatre of Cruelty: Crash Course Theater #43.” YouTube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 19 Jan. 2019, https://youtu.be/DK_vZuLYHcw

Artaud, Antonin, and Victor Corti. “The Spurt of Blood.” The Routledge Drama Anthology and Sourcebook: From Modernism to Contemporary Performance, Routledge, New York, NY, 2010, pp. 222–221


Artaud’s Encounter with the Surrealists: Artaud Vs. Breton – interview with Ros Murray. Essential Drama. 2017. http://essentialdrama.com/tag/theatre-de-alfred-jarry/

Gerould, Daniel, et al. “Antonin Artaud: The Theatre and Its Double (1938).” Theatre / Theory / Theatre: The Major Critical Texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel, Applause, New York, NY, 2003, pp. 433–443


Morris, Blake, and Antonin Artaud. Antonin Artaud. Routledge, 2022.
Sante, Lucy. “Mad as Hell.” Slate Magazine, Slate, 16 Oct. 1996, https://slate.com/culture/1996/10/mad-as-hell.html

Su, Tsu-Chung. “Artaud’s Journey to Mexico and His Portrayals of the Land.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 14.5 (2012): https://doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2151

Tripney, Natasha. “Antonin Artaud and the Theatre of Cruelty.” British Library, 7 Sept. 2017, https://www.bl.uk/20th-century-literature/articles/antonin-artaud-and-the-theatre-of-cruelty

Wilson, Edwin, and Alvin Goldfarb. “Antonin Artaud.” Living Theatre: History of the Theatre, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, 2012, pp. 376–377.

Episode 36 & 37: Colossal Flops, Pt. 1 & 2

Bineth, Jessica, and Selena Shannon. “Boy Bands and Musicals: The Secret History of Nauru and Its Lost Wealth.” ABC Radio National, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 13 June 2016, https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/the-secret-history-of-nauru-and-its-lost-wealth/7496620

Cavendish, Dominic. “The 10 Worst Musicals of All Time.” The Telegraph, Telegraph Media Group, 13 Feb. 2015, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/3672844/The-10-worst-musicals-of-all-time.html

Cormier, Roger. “Presenting ‘Moose Murders’, The ‘Worst Play Ever on Broadway.’” Mental Floss, 19 Feb. 2016, https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/75745/presenting-moose-murders-worst-play-ever-broadway

Finkle, David. “In My Life.” TheaterMania, 20 Oct. 2005, https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/reviews/in-my-life_6933.html

Hayward, Patrick. “The Musical That Almost Caused an International Incident.” Overtures, 14 July 2020, https://overtures.org.uk/?p=20380


“How a Bad Musical (Plus a Whole Bunch of Really Bad Ideas) Bankrupted the World’s Wealthiest Country.” Commonplace Fun Facts, 26 Nov. 2020, https://commonplacefacts.com/2020/11/26/how-a-bad-musical-plus-a-whole-bunch-of-really-bad-ideas-bankrupted-the-worlds-wealthiest-country/. Accessed 16 May 2022

Lister, David. “Fertiliser Island Scents Musical Success: First Night: Leonardo.” The Independent, Independent Digital News and Media, 3 June 1993, https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/fertiliser-island-scents-musical-success-first-night-leonardo-1489451.html

Lloyd, Matthew. “The Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London, WC2.” ArthurLloyd.co.uk, http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/DuchessTheatre.htm. Accessed 13 May 2022

Musbach, Julie. “Crisis Averted! the Play That Goes Wrong Extends through January 2019.” BroadwayWorld.com, BroadwayWorld.com, 11 July 2018, https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Crisis-Averted-THE-PLAY-THAT-GOES-WRONG-Extends-Through-January-2019-20180711

O’Hanlon, Dom. “Throwback Thursday – The Fields of Ambrosia.” London Theatre, 13 June 2016, https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/theatre-news/news/throwback-thursday-the-fields-of-ambrosia. Accessed 6 May 2022

Robertson, Campbell. “A Broadway Flop Again Raises Its Antlers.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 21 Apr. 2008, https://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/21/theater/21moos.html

Simonson, Robert. “In My Life Composer Joseph Brooks Commits Suicide.” Playbill, 22 May 2011, https://www.playbill.com/article/in-my-life-composer-joseph-brooks-commits-suicide-com-179420

Episode 34 & 35: Post-Mortem: The Book of Mormon, Pt. 1 & 2

Bamigboye, Baz. “Baz Bamigboye: Book of Mormon Creators Are to Stage a Rethink.” Daily Mail Online, Associated Newspapers, 12 Mar. 2021, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-9353389/BAZ-BAMIGBOYE-Book-Mormon-creators-stage-rethink.html


Goodstein, Laurie. “Trying to Relish the Big Time, Even When It Brings a Cringe.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 31 Mar. 2011, https://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/31/us/31mormon.html?smid=url-share


Healy, Patrick. “The Twisty Road to Uganda and Broadway.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 13 May 2011, https://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/15/theater/theaterspecial/the-path-of-the-book-of-mormon-to-broadway.html?pagewanted=1&ref=theater#


Parker, Trey, et al. The Book of Mormon: The Testament of a Broadway Musical. DEY ST., an Imprint of William Morrow Publishers, 2012.


Paulson, Michael. “As Broadway Returns, Shows Rethink and Restage Depictions of Race.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 23 Oct. 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/23/theater/broadway-race-depictions.html


Scribner, Herb. “It’s Time to Talk about Race and ‘The Book of Mormon’ Musical.” Deseret News, Deseret News, 25 July 2020, https://www.deseret.com/entertainment/2020/7/24/21333140/book-of-mormon-musical-broadway-play-josh-gad


Simpson, Janice C. “The Root: Is Broadway’s ‘Book of Mormon’ Offensive?” NPR, NPR, 15 Apr. 2011, https://www.npr.org/2011/04/15/135437800/the-root-is-broadways-book-of-mormon-offensive


Smith, Robert. “On Broadway, a ‘Mormon’ Swipe at … Everything.” All Things Considered, NPR, 24 Mar. 2011, https://www.npr.org/2011/03/24/134803453/on-broadway-a-mormon-swipe-at-everything


“The Publicity Dilemma.” Newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org, 9 Mar. 2009, https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/the-publicity-dilemma

Episode 33: The Banning of Tartuffe

Casadesus, Laia. “Everything You Need to Know About Moliere.” Bridgeman Images, 4 July 2021, https://blog.bridgemanimages.com/blog/everything-you-need-to-know-about-moli%C3%A8re#:~:text=Moli%C3%A8re%20revolutionized%20the%20theater%20scene,the%20future%20of%20French%20theater. Accessed 4 Apr. 2022.


Gassner, John. “The ‘Human Comedy’ of Moliere.” Masters of the Dramas, Dover, 1954, pp. 286-300.


Meredith, George: On the Idea of Comedy and of the Uses of the Comic Spirit (1877).


“Moliere – Man of Satire and Many Burials: Crash Course Theatre #21.” YouTube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 13 Jul 2018, https://youtu.be/mdvfXzCoqvA


Moliere, and Barrett H Clark. “Preface to Tartuffe.” European Theories of the Drama, Crown, New York, NY, 1965, pp. 112–113.


Slater, Maya. “Introduction.” The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays. OUP Oxford, 2001. EBSCOhost, https://search-ebscohost-com.nwccd.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=e000xna&AN=772850.

Episode 32: Passion Plays in America

Cowper, Heather. “Tips For Seeing The Oberammergau Passion Play 2022.” Heather on Her Travels, 12 Nov. 2020, https://www.heatheronhertravels.com/tips-oberammergau-passion-play/. Accessed 18 Mar. 2022.


Gevik, Brian. “The Black Hills Passion Play – 1939-2008.” South Dakota Public Broadcasting, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, 20 Nov. 2019, https://www.sdpb.org/blogs/images-of-the-past/the-black-hills-passion-play-1939-2008/

Hesse, Josiah M. “An Atheist Visits the Thorn Passion Play.” Westword, 7 Apr. 2012, https://www.westword.com/arts/an-atheist-visits-the-thorn-passion-play-5805149?showFullText=true.

Monk, Charlene Faye, “Passion Plays in the United States: The Contemporary Outdoor Tradition.” (1998). LSU Historical Dissertations and Theses. 6691. https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7690&context=gradschool_disstheses

Shapiro, James. “3: The Myths of Oberammergau.” Oberammergau: The Troubling Story of the World’s Most Famous Passion Play, Vintage Books, New York, NY, 2001, pp. 101–104.

Staff Writers. The Great Passion Play, https://www.greatpassionplay.org/

Stephenson, Kathy. “Manti’s Mormon Miracle Pageant Is Now History. Here Are Five Remembrances of the Show’s 52-Year Run.” The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 June 2019, https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/06/23/mantis-mormon-miracle/

Zito, Tom. “The Man Who Plays Christ.” Washington Post, 15 Aug 1978, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1978/08/15/the-man-who-plays-christ/fbed9e7e-86b9-4bb8-b1ba-ba86f9bc8bac/

Episode 31: Are Vampires Broadway Poison?

Hall, Maggie. “The Vampire Musical: Broadway’s Greatest Money Sucker.” Onstage Blog, 20 Oct. 2020, The Vampire Musical: Broadway’s Greatest Money Sucker. Accessed 14 Mar. 2022. 

Hurwitt, Robert. “The Vampire Lestat Has Settled in San Francisco. and He’s Singing in a New Musical. Quick! Someone Fetch the Garlic and a Wooden Stake!” SFGATE, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Jan. 2006, https://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/The-vampire-Lestat-has-settled-in-San-Francisco-2544141.php

Jordan, Richard. “It’s Scary How Bad at Horror Theatre Is.” The Stage, 1 Nov. 2016, https://www.thestage.co.uk/opinion/richard-jordan-its-scary-how-bad-at-horror-theatre-is.

Murray, Matthew. “Lestat.” Talkin’ Broadway, 26 Apr. 2006, https://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/world/Lestat.html

Phipps, C.T. “Ten Tips for Writing a Vampire Novel.” The United Federation of Charles, 19 June 2016, http://unitedfederationofcharles.blogspot.com/2016/06/ten-tips-for-writing-vampire-novel.html. Accessed 15 Mar. 2022. 

Riedel, Michael. “Hate at 1st Bite: How ‘Vampires’ Got Drained of Its Blood.” New York Post, 13 Dec. 2002, https://nypost.com/2002/12/13/hate-at-1st-bite-how-vampires-got-drained-of-its-blood/

Simon, John. “Bloody Hell.” New York Magazine, 20 Aug. 2004, https://nymag.com/nymetro/arts/theater/reviews/9668/

Staff Writers. “Did Lestat Make the Critics Swoon?” Broadway.com, 26 Apr. 2006, https://www.broadway.com/buzz/95515/did-lestat-make-the-critics-swoon/

Episode 30: Box Seats

Alexander, Gemma. “There’s a Mystique Surrounding Box Seats. But Are They Really All That? We Find out.” The Seattle Times, The Seattle Times Company, 8 Nov. 2019, https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/classical-music/whats-in-the-box-demystifying-box-seats-and-tips-on-finding-the-best-seats-for-the-opera-and-symphony/

Long, Robert. “The Case for Boxes.” ASTC, 6 Jan. 2019, https://theatreconsultants.org/the-case-for-boxes/

Morley, Sheridan. Theatre’s Strangest Acts: Extraordinary but True Tales from the History of Theatre. Robson, 2006.


Stevenson, Cait. Medieval Special Effects. 25 Aug. 2018, www.medievalists.net/2018/08/medieval-special-effects/

Wilson, Edwin, and Alvin Goldfarb. Living Theatre: History of the Theatre. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Episode 27: 3D in the Italian Renaissance

Cartwright, Mark. “Sebastiano Serlio.” World History Encyclopedia, World History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov. 2020, https://www.worldhistory.org/Sebastiano_Serlio/

Giaimo, Cara. “How a 17th-Century Naval Engineer Revolutionized Set Design.” Atlas Obscura, Atlas Obscura, 5 Sept. 2017, https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/giacomo-torelli-set-design-genius

Hudson, Myles. “Fall of Constantinople”. Encyclopedia Britannica, 22 May. 2021, https://www.britannica.com/event/Fall-of-Constantinople-1453

Motta, Cristina. “Renaissance: The Birth of Perspective.” USEUM, https://useum.org/Renaissance/Perspective

Rawson, Ben. “Italian Renaissance Scenic Design.” Italian Renaissance Theatre – Home, http://italian-renaissance-theatre.weebly.com/italian-renaissance-scenic-design.html

Wilson, Edwin, and Alvin Goldfarb. “The Theatre of the Italian Renaissance.” Living Theatre: History of Theatre, 6th ed., McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 2012, pp. 128–155

Episode 26: John Dennis’ Thunder

Eagles, Robin. “The First British Royal Consort: Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland.” The History of Parliament, The History of Parliament, 5 May 2021, https://thehistoryofparliament.wordpress.com/2021/05/06/the-first-british-royal-consort-prince-george-of-denmark-duke-of-cumberland/amp/


Fritz, Paul S. “The Trade in Death: The Royal Funerals in England, 1685-1830.” Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol. 15, no. 3, [Johns Hopkins University Press, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)], 1982, pp. 291–316, https://doi.org/10.2307/2738157

Martin, Gary. “’Steal One’s Thunder’ – The Meaning and Origin of This Phrase.” Phrasefinder, https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/steal-ones-thunder.html


Meier, Allison. “A Theater’s 18th-Century Thunder Run Rumbles Once More.” Hyperallergic, 8 Mar. 2016, https://hyperallergic.com/277053/a-theaters-18th-century-thunder-run-rumbles-once-more/


Quinion, Michael. “Steal One’s Thunder.” World Wide Words, 22 Jan. 2000, https://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-ste2.htm

Shelton, Denise. “A Life in Mourning: The Tragic Tale of Queen Anne.” Medium, History of Yesterday, 10 Aug. 2021, https://historyofyesterday.com/a-life-in-mourning-the-tragic-tale-of-queen-anne-76a7cbf44b0d

Staff Writer. “Queen Anne: The Real Story of a Forgotten Queen Who Changed Britain.” Historic Royal Palaces, https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/history-and-stories/queen-anne/#gs.l4brzp

“The History and Science of Sound.” TSDCA, https://tsdca.org/history/

“The Surprisingly Literal Origin of Stealing Someone’s Thunder – BBC Reel.” YouTube, uploaded by BBC Reel, 22 Jun 2020, https://youtu.be/FNWhghscHVU

Episode 25: The Bottled Spider

Brantley, Ben. “No Matter the Role, Antony Sher Made Soaring Seem Possible …” The New York Times, 6 Dec. 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/06/theater/antony-sher-stage.html

Ceresano, S.P. “Churls Just Wanna Have Fun.” Shakespeare Quarterly , 1985, Vol. 36, No. 5, Special Issue: Reviewing Shakespeare (1985), pp. 618-629, https://www.jstor.org/stable/2869778

Coveney, Michael. “Sir Antony Sher Obituary.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 3 Dec. 2021, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/dec/03/sir-antony-sher-obituary

Kilgariff, Karen and Georgia Hardstark. “Episode 299: London & England.” My Favorite Murder, Exactly Right, 2021 Nov. 4, https://myfavoritemurder.com/299-london-england/

Minton, Eric. “The Shakespearances.com Top 40.” Shakespeareances.com: Eric Minton’s Top 40 Shakespeareances, http://www.shakespeareances.com/about/top40shakespeareances610.html

King, Turi. “How Close Was Shakespeare’s Portrayal of Richard III?” britishcouncil.org, 2 Nov. 2016, https://www.britishcouncil.org/voices-magazine/how-close-was-shakespeares-portrayal-richard

Nathan, John. “Sir Antony Sher: Brave, Generous and Supremely Talented.” Thejc.com, 4 Dec. 2021, https://www.thejc.com/comment/opinion/sir-antony-sher-tribute-to-a-great-actor-1.523289

Rich, Frank. “Stage: London Quartet of Shakespeare Royalty.” Nytimes.com, 26 June 1985, https://www.nytimes.com/1985/06/26/theater/stage-london-quartet-of-shakespeare-royalty.html. Accessed 10 Dec. 2021

“Richard III.” Shakespeare Uncovered. Series 3, Episode 6. PBS, 2018

Sher, Antony. “Year of the King: An Actor’s Diary and Sketchbook.” Chatto & Windus, 1985

Staff Writer. “Shakespeare’s Villains – Richard III.” Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, 21 July 2011, https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/explore-shakespeare/blogs/shakespeares-villains-richard-iii/

Episode 24: Is Nothing Sacred?

Amable, Jody. “12 Classic Musicals, Ranked by Degrees of Sexism.” Ravishly, 20 Dec. 2014, https://ravishly.com/2014/12/20/12-classic-musicals-ranked-degrees-sexism

Caggiano, Chris. “20 Underrated Musicals to Check out Now.” LiveAbout, LiveAbout, 12 Dec. 2019, https://www.liveabout.com/most-underrated-musicals-3219529

Martin, AnnaRae. “Six Perfect Introductory Musicals for Kids.” OnStage Blog, OnStage Blog, 28 Oct. 2021, https://www.onstageblog.com/columns/2021/10/28/six-musicals-that-are-perfect-for-kids

“Recently Banned and Challenged Plays.” Recently Banned and Challenged Plays – EdTA – Educational Theatre Association, https://www.schooltheatre.org/advocacy/local/freedomexpression/recentlybannedandchallengedplays

Scott, Phaedra. “With School Shootings and Trump on TV, What’s Appropriate for Children’s Theater in 2018?” With School Shootings And Trump On TV, What’s Appropriate For Children’s Theater In 2018? | WBUR News, WBUR, 24 Apr. 2018, https://www.wbur.org/news/2018/04/24/age-appropriate-childrens-theater

Episode 23: Lone Star Love

Berson, Misha. “‘Lone Star’ Ends with Quaid, Director Telling Different Stories.” The Seattle Times, The Seattle Times Company, 3 Oct. 2007, https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/lone-star-ends-with-quaid-director-telling-different-stories/

Birnbach, Lisa. “A Not-so-Merry Mix: Shakespeare, Bluegrass and Randy Quaid …” The New York Times, 29 Oct. 2020, https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/29/theater/lone-star-love-randy-quaid-broadway.html

Gans, Andrew, and Ernio Hernandez. “Love Gone Wrong: Lone Star Love Cancels Broadway Engagement.” Playbill, PLAYBILL INC., 24 Sept. 2007, https://www.playbill.com/article/love-gone-wrong-lone-star-love-cancels-broadway-engagement-com-143954

Hetrick, Adam. “Lone Star Love’s Trail to Broadway Was Slower than Expected, but the Wait Built Character.” Playbill, 23 Aug. 2007, https://www.playbill.com/article/lone-star-loves-trail-to-broadway-was-slower-than-expected-but-the-wait-built-character-com-143185

Horwitch, Lauren. “’Lone Star’ Actor ‘Banned’ Union—or the Other Way around?” Backstage.com, 21 Mar. 2008, https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/lone-star-actor-banned-union-way-around-15653/

“In Rehearsal: Lone Star Love Sets the Bard in Texas.” YouTube, Broadwaycom, 11 Feb 2011, https://youtu.be/PRctVHJEfno

Jamieson, Lee. “The Character Analysis of Sir John Falstaff.” ThoughtCo, ThoughtCo, 2 May 2019, https://www.thoughtco.com/sir-john-falstaff-character-analysis-2984867

“Randy Quaid claims to be a victim of ‘Holly Wood Star Whackers.'” YouTube, BullyingNewsVideos, 6 Feb 2011, https://youtu.be/WyrK1VVWUVs

Riedel, Michael. “Union Bans, Fines Quaid.” New York Post, New York Post, 6 Feb. 2008, https://nypost.com/2008/02/06/union-bans-fines-quaid/

Sales, Nancy Jo. “The Quaid Conspiracy.” Vanity Fair, 1 Dec. 2010, https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2011/01/quaid-201101

Staff Writer. “Sir John Falstaff.” No Sweat Shakespeare, 29 June 2020, https://nosweatshakespeare.com/characters/falstaff/

Vlessing, Etan. “Critic Calls Randy Quaid’s Star Whackers Film ‘Drugged-out Dreck’.” The Hollywood Reporter, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Apr. 2011, https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/critic-calls-randy-quaids-star-181649/

“WTF Happened to Randy Quaid?” YouTube, JoBlo Videos, 3 Feb 2020, https://youtu.be/wzEds7mysMs

Episode 22: Theatre Superstitions

Amorim, José Amorim. “The Usage of Green in Theater and Cinema: A Cursed Colour!: Luxury Activist.” Luxury Activist, 6 June 2021, https://luxuryactivist.com/art/the-usage-of-green-in-theater-and-cinema-a-cursed-colour/

Bonanni, Marc. “9 Theatre Superstitions Explained.” Theatre Nerds, 23 Feb. 2017, https://theatrenerds.com/9-theatre-superstitions-explained/

Buck, Stephanie. “The Mysterious Death of ‘The Most Beautiful Woman on Earth’.” Medium, Timeline, 28 Oct. 2016, https://timeline.com/hollywood-scandal-olive-thomas-ede513a2f57c

Clear, Marty. “Be Careful When Saying ‘Good Luck’ to a Performing Artist.” Bradenton, 14 Mar. 2019, https://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article34777539.html

Dagnall, Neil, and Ken Drinkwater. “The Science of Superstition – and Why People Believe in the Unbelievable.” The Conversation, 25 Aug. 2021, https://theconversation.com/the-science-of-superstition-and-why-people-believe-in-the-unbelievable-97043

Gardner, Ashleigh. “10 Theatre Superstitions (and Where They Come from).” PerformerStuff, 8 Aug. 2016, https://performerstuff.com/mgs/10-theatre-superstitions-and-where-they-come-from/

Holmes, Rachel. “Why Blue Is the Costliest Colour.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 17 Apr. 2015, https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/apr/17/colour-blue-rich-divine-ancient-egyptians-virgin-mary


Patterson, Lisa Lacroce. “Hemp Houses: Know the Ropes.” AMERICAN THEATRE, 19 Dec. 2017, https://www.americantheatre.org/2017/12/18/hemp-houses-know-the-ropes/

Paul, Kelly. “Theatre Occupational Superstition: Peacock Feathers on Stage.” USC Digital Folklore Archives, 16 May 2012, http://folklore.usc.edu/theatre-occupational-superstition-peacock-feathers-on-stage/

Robinson, Mark A. “13 Theatrical Superstitions – Summarized by Plex.page: Content: Summarization.” Broadway Direct, 26 Oct. 2020, https://broadwaydirect.com/13-theater-superstitions-halloween/

“S5EP2: 13 THEATRE SUPERSTITIONS & SCARY STORIES.” YouTube, The Actors Channel, 11 Oct. 2021, https://youtu.be/q0oHC-gX0xE

“Seven Theatrical Superstitions And Where They Really Come From!” YouTube, The History Lord, 15 June 2020, https://youtu.be/Rw8ib31vb-w

“The psychology of superstition, with Dr. Stuart Vyse, PhD” YouTube, American Psychological Association, 11 Aug. 2021, https://youtu.be/yK8cd5AkSSU

“Why Are Peacock Feathers Bad Luck?” Reference, IAC Publishing, 26 Mar. 2020, https://www.reference.com/world-view/peacock-feathers-bad-luck-49ecba4ab907661e

Episode 20: Private Lives 1983

Bertram, Colin. “Inside Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor’s Notorious Love Triangle.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 25 June 2020, https://www.biography.com/news/elizabeth-taylor-eddie-fisher-debbie-reynolds-affair

Brenner, Marie. “Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Reunite Onstage in ‘Private Lives’ — New York Magazine – Nymag.” New York Magazine, New York Magazine, 10 Sept. 2008, https://nymag.com/arts/theater/features/50176/

“Broadway History – The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.” YouTube. SpotlightOnBroadway, 29 Oct. 2018, https://youtu.be/ne4HFESIonY

“Elizabeth Taylor.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 2 Apr. 2014, https://www.biography.com/actor/elizabeth-taylor

Kamp, David. “When Liz Met Dick: The Making of Cleopatra.” Vanity Fair, 22 Mar. 2011, https://www.vanityfair.com/news/1998/03/elizabeth-taylor-199803

Kettler, Sara. “Elizabeth Taylor Was ‘Still Madly in Love’ with Ex Richard Burton When He Died.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 29 Aug. 2019, https://www.biography.com/news/elizabeth-taylor-richard-burton-relationship

Ng, David. “Revisiting ‘Private Lives’ with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.” Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times, 13 Feb. 2013, https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-xpm-2013-feb-13-la-et-cm-private-lives-elizabeth-taylor-richard-burton-20130212-story.html

Rich, Frank. “Theater: ‘Private Lives,’ Burton and Miss Taylor.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 9 May 1983, https://www.nytimes.com/1983/05/09/theater/theater-private-lives-burton-and-miss-taylor.html

Stoddard, Katy. “From the Archive: Burton and Taylor, Private Lives Played out in Public.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 22 July 2013, https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/from-the-archive-blog/2013/jul/22/elizabeth-taylor-richard-burton-archive

“The Richard Burton Diaries – 2012 (Documentary).” YouTube.  The World of Richard Burton, 21 Jun 2014, https://youtu.be/VvOR3rx44AQ

Episode 19: Rebecca – The Musical

Caruso, David B. “‘Rebecca’ Producer Claims Fraud over FAKE INVESTOR.” NBC New York, NBC New York, 5 Oct. 2012, www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/rebecca-broadway-fraud-fbi-fake-investor-businessman/1962733/

“Former Businessman Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 34 Months in Prison for Fraud in Connection with the Financing Of ‘Rebecca – The Musical.’” The United States Department of Justice, 15 May 2015, www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-businessman-sentenced-manhattan-federal-court-34-months-prison-fraud-connection

Gerard, Jeremy. “’Rebecca’ Jury Delivers Mixed Verdict on Press AGENT, Finding ‘Interference’ but No Defamation in DOOMED $12M SHOW.” Deadline, Deadline, 11 May 2017, deadline.com/2017/05/marebecca-guilty-verdict-marc-thibodeau-broadway-1202089267/

Gordon, David. “Rebecca Musical Will Not Open on Broadway.” TheaterMania, 24 Apr. 2017, www.theatermania.com/broadway/news/beleaguered-musical-rebecca-will-never-open_80838.html

Jones, Kenneth. “Rebecca Will Not Open on Broadway This Fall; Producers Claim INVESTOR Scared Away by ‘Lies’.” Playbill, PLAYBILL INC., 30 Sept. 2012, www.playbill.com/article/rebecca-will-not-open-on-broadway-this-fall-producers-claim-investor-scared-away-by-lies-com-198134

Jones, Kenneth. “Rebecca Troupers Told First Rehearsal Is Oct. 1.” Playbill, PLAYBILL INC., 27 Sept. 2012, www.playbill.com/news/article/rebecca-troupers-told-first-rehearsal-is-oct.-1-198025

Kamp, David. “How Rebecca, BROADWAY’S Hot Mess of a Musical, Managed One Day of Rehearsal.” Vanity Fair, Vanity Fair, 17 May 2013, www.vanityfair.com/culture/2013/05/rebecca-one-day-rehearsal

Rashbaum, William K., and Patrick Healy. “Middleman in Financing of ‘REBECCA’ Is Arrested on Federal Fraud Charges.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 15 Oct. 2012, www.nytimes.com/2012/10/16/nyregion/feds-arrest-middle-man-financier-for-rebecca-show.html

“Rebecca musical – Rebecca (English).” YouTube. doki395, 06 Sept. 2019, https://youtu.be/g-8KBM45hPE

Staff, Playbill. “Inside One Of BROADWAY’S Biggest Scandals – How Rebecca the Musical Made Headlines without Even Opening (Yet…).” Playbill, 18 May 2015, www.playbill.com/article/inside-one-of-broadways-biggest-scandals-how-rebecca-the-musical-made-headlines-without-even-opening-yet-com-349362

Valiquette, Joe. “Ben SPRECHER, Notorious Broadway Producer WITH Scandal-Scarred Past, Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges: Sources.” NBC New York, NBC New York, 13 Aug. 2019, www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/broadway-producer-ben-sprecher-arrested-child-pornography/1507098/

Episodes 17 &18: The Trials of Oscar Wilde, Parts I & II

“3767 13 The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.” YouTube. The Great Trials of World History, 25 Sept. 2019, https://youtu.be/cXxyM-WnMn4


Bertram, Colin. “How Oscar WILDE’S Libel Trial Backfired and Ruined His Life.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 15 July 2020, www.biography.com/news/oscar-wilde-trials-downfall-gross-indecency?li_source=LI&li_medium=m2m-rcw-history

Butler, Rhett. “What Exactly Are The Queensbury Rules Of Boxing?” The Shadow League, 26 Aug. 2017, theshadowleague.com/what-exactly-are-the-queensbury-rules-of-boxing/

Dryden, Steven. “A Short History of LGBT Rights in the UK.” British Library, www.bl.uk/lgbtq-histories/articles/a-short-history-of-lgbt-rights-in-the-uk

“Oscar Wilde.” Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 14 Apr. 2021, www.biography.com/writer/oscar-wilde

Popova, Maria. “Oscar Wilde’s STIRRING Love Letters to Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas.” Brain Pickings, 16 Oct. 2015, www.brainpickings.org/2013/07/15/oscar-wilde-love-letters-bosie/

Popova, Maria. “The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde.” Brain Pickings, 18 Sept. 2015, www.brainpickings.org/2014/01/21/constance-mrs-oscar-wilde/

Seymour, Miranda. “Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs Oscar Wilde by Franny Moyle – Review.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 24 June 2011, www.theguardian.com/books/2011/jun/24/constance-mrs-wilde-franny-moyle-review

Episode 16: The Stunts of David Merrick

Bonanni, Marc. “David Merrick and the Art of the Publicity Stunt.” Theatre Nerds, 9 Mar. 2017, theatrenerds.com/david-merrick-art-publicity-stunt/.

“David Merrick.” The Official Masterworks Broadway Site, 25 Feb. 2015, masterworksbroadway.com/artist/david-merrick/.

Kissel, Howard. David Merrick, the Abominable SHOWMAN: The Unauthorized Biography. Applause, 1993.

Mroczka, Paul. “David MERRICK: NY PRODUCER, SHOWMAN, Publicity STUNT Creator: Broadway Scene.” Broadway Scene | Provided by All Tickets Inc., 15 Dec. 2013, broadwayscene.com/broadway-history-the-amazing-theatre-career-of-producer-david-merrick/.

Rich, Frank. “David Merrick, 88, Showman Who Ruled Broadway, Dies.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 27 Apr. 2000, www.nytimes.com/2000/04/27/theater/david-merrick-88-showman-who-ruled-broadway-dies.html.

Episode 15: Dansemania

Carollo, Kim. “Ancient Dancing Outbreak Believed to Be a Case of Social Contagion.” ABC News, ABC News Network, 25 June 2011, abcnews.go.com/Health/ancient-dancing-outbreak-believed-case-social-contagion/story?id=13929552.

Dubin, William. “Intentional Trance Formation.” Mental Help Intentional Trance Formation Comments, www.mentalhelp.net/blogs/intentional-trance-formation/.

Eftychiadis, A C, and T S N Chen. “Saint Vitus and His Dance.” Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 1 Jan. 2001, jnnp.bmj.com/content/70/1/14.

Ehrenwald, Jan. The History of Psychotherapy: from Healing Magic to Encounter. J. Aronson, 1976.

Okun, Michael. “Sydenham’s Chorea.” Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/7716/sydenhams-chorea.

“Sydenham Chorea / St. Vitus Dance in a 13 year old. Silent.” YouTube, uploaded by Pika Grape Snack, 13 Aug 2020. https://youtu.be/GolFWx4RYH4

Waller, John. “Keep on Moving: the Bizarre Dance Epidemic of Summer 1518.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 5 July 2018, www.theguardian.com/stage/2018/jul/05/bizarre-dance-epidemic-of-summer-1518-strasbourg.

Waller, John. The Dancing Plague: the Strange, True Story of an Extraordinary Illness. Sourcebooks, 2009.

Episode 14: Can Seymour Be Hot?

CampYATC. “Suddenly… Hunky? Should Jeremy Jordan and Jonathan Groff Play Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors?” Camp YATC,18 Feb. 2020, www.campyatc.com/post/suddenly-hunky-should-jeremy-jordan-and-jonathan-groff-play-seymour-in-little-shop-of-horrors.

“Dear Evan Hansen – Official Trailer [HD]” YouTube, 18 May 2021, https://youtu.be/g_c_Jd-hP-s

Medeiros, Linnae. “Jeremy Jordan Responds to Criticism That He’s ‘Too Hot’ to Play Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.” BroadwayWorld.com,6 Feb. 2020, www.broadwayworld.com/article/Jeremy-Jordan-Responds-To-Criticism-That-Hes-Too-Hot-To-Play-Seymour-In-LITTLE-SHOP-OF-HORRORS-20200206.

Kakutani, Michiko. “When Great Actors Put Their Stamp on a Roll.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 20 May 1984, www.nytimes.com/1984/05/20/theater/when-great-actors-put-their-stamp-on-a-roll.html.

Schwedel, Heather. “Hunky Actors Have No Business Playing Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.” Slate Magazine, Slate, 5 Feb. 2020, slate.com/culture/2020/02/hot-actors-stop-playing-seymour.html.

Viruet, Pilot. “Love and the History of TV’s Attractiveness Gap.” Vulture, 22 Feb. 2016, www.vulture.com/2016/02/love-tv-attractiveness-gap.html.

Episode 13: William Terriss

Darby, Nell. “Murder at the Adelphi.” Dr Nell Darby, 15 Dec. 2017, www.criminalhistorian.com/murder-at-the-adelphi/.

Gillian, Don. “The Murder of William Terriss.” Stage Beauty, http://www.stagebeauty.net/th-frames.html?http&&&www.stagebeauty.net/th-wterriss.html.

Goodman, Sheldon K. “The Life and Death of William Terriss.” Cemetery Club, 19 Nov. 2020, cemeteryclub.wordpress.com/2015/12/14/the-life-and-death-of-william-terriss/.

JellyBean. “The Ghost of Covent Garden Tube Station.” Level Beyond, 24 Sept. 2008, levelbeyond.com/the-ghost-of-covent-garden-tube-station/.

Jones, Richard. “The Murder of William Terriss.” The Murder of William Terriss – 16th December 1897, 13 Dec. 2016, www.jack-the-ripper-tour.com/generalnews/the-murder-of-william-terriss/.

Lotha , Gloria, and John M. Cunningham. “William Terriss.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 16 Feb. 2021, www.britannica.com/biography/William-Terriss.

Roettgers, Philipp. “William Terriss – The Ghost of a Murdered Actor.” London beyond Time and Place, 24 Apr. 2021, london-beyond-time-and-place.com/william-terriss-the-ghost-of-a-murdered-actor/.

“The Haunting of Covent Garden Station.” YouTube, Curious World, 25 May 2017, youtu.be/kz2_Y2ofK8I.

“The Rise of Melodrama: Crash Course Theatre #28.” Youtube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 7 Sept. 2018, https://youtu.be/fXRpTLvPdT0.

“William Terriss (Ghost).” ParanormalFact Wiki, paranormalfact.fandom.com/wiki/William_Terriss_(Ghost).

Episode 12: Phallus

Chrystal, Paul. “A Brief History of Sex and Sexuality in Ancient Greece.” HistoryExtra, 26 Nov. 2020, www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-greece/a-brief-history-of-sex-and-sexuality-in-ancient-greece/.

Csapo, Eric. “Riding the Phallus for Dionysus: Iconology, Ritual, and Gender-Role De/Construction.” Phoenix, vol. 51, no. 3/4, 1997, p. 253., doi:10.2307/1192539. 

Kreps, David. “The Phallus in Ancient Greece – A Long Read.” David Kreps Blog, 12 Mar. 2016, www.kreps.org/blog/the-phallus-in-ancient-greece-a-long-read/

“(NSFW) A Not So Clean Monday at The Annual Phallus Festival in Greece.” The Greek News Network, 19 Feb. 2018, greeknewsnetwork.com/2018/02/nsfw-not-clean-monday-annual-phallus-festival-greece/

Roberts, CJD (Jim). Satyr Play, 5 Nov. 2015, theatreofancientgreece.blogspot.com/2015/11/satyr-play.html.

Rowe, Philip. “22 – The Satyr Play: Just for Laughs?” The History of European Theatre, 24 Sept. 2020, https://history-of-european-theatre.captivate.fm/episode/the-satyr-play-just-for-laughs

Episode 11: The Rites of Dionysus

“Dionysus • Facts and Information on Greek God Dionysus.” Greek Gods & Goddesses, 19 Oct. 2019, greekgodsandgoddesses.net/gods/dionysus/

“Dionysus.” Mystery Cults of the Ancient World, by Hugh Bowden, Princeton University Press, 2010. 

Edwards, Eric. “Maenads and Bacchantes.” Eric Edwards Collected Works, 14 Mar. 2015, ericwedwards.wordpress.com/2014/09/04/maenads-and-bacchantes/

Handelman, Don “Designs of Ritual: The City Dionysia of Fifth-Century Athens.” Celebrations: Sanctuaries and the Vestiges of Cult Activity, ed. Michael Wedde, G. Medialog, 2004. 

McIntosh, Matthew A. “Maenads: The ‘Raving Ones’ of the Ancient Greek Bacchanalia.” Brewminate, 25 Nov. 2019, brewminate.com/maenads-the-raving-ones-of-the-ancient-greek-bacchanalia/

Oracle. “Dionysus and The Sacred Bull.” The Cave of Oracle, 13 Feb. 2014, caveoforacle.wordpress.com/2014/02/10/dionysus-and-the-sacred-bull/

RedEyesTakeWarning. “Miscellaneous Myths: Dionysus.” YouTube, Overly Sarcastic Productions, 15 June 2018, www.youtube.com/watch?v=5brAr51ip_k.

The City Dionysia, www.theatredatabase.com/ancient/city_dionysia_001.html

“The Greeks.” Theatre’s Strangest Acts: Extraordinary but True Tales from the History of Theatre, by Sheridan Morley, Robson, 2006. 

Episodes 9 & 10: Post-Mortem – Turn Off the Dark, Parts I & II

Barber, Nicholas. “How a Spider-Man Musical Became a Theatrical Disaster.” BBC Culture, BBC, 25 Nov. 2020, www.bbc.com/culture/article/20201125-how-a-spider-man-musical-became-a-theatrical-disaster.

Berger, Glen. Song of Spider-Man: The Inside Story of the Most Controversial Musical in Broadway History. Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Freeman, Hadley. Alan Cumming: King of Off-Message. 24 Jan. 2011, www.theguardian.com/culture/2011/jan/24/alan-cumming-dare.

Healy, Patrick. Injured ‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Discusses His Lawsuit. 26 Feb. 2014. https://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/27/theater/injured-spider-man-dancer-discusses-his-lawsuit.html

Healy, Patrick. Precipitous Fall for Spider-Man Director. 9 Mar. 2011. https://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/10/theater/julie-taymor-spider-man.html?pagewanted=all

Healy, Patrick. Costly ‘Spider-Man’ Can’t Get off the Ground. 5 Nov. 2010, www.nytimes.com/2010/11/05/theater/05spiderman.html?_r=1&ref=theater.

Hetrick, Adam. “Troubled Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Delays Broadway Opening Again.” Playbill, PLAYBILL INC., 14 Jan. 2011, www.playbill.com/article/troubled-spider-man-turn-off-the-dark-delays-broadway-opening-again-com-175192.

Henderson, Brendon. “Spider-Man Turn off the Dark: The Chaotic History (WitW: S1E1).” YouTube, Wait in the Wings, 10 Apr. 2019, youtu.be/j6bxB9vTToQ.

Jones, Jennifer. “The Foxwoods Theatre Changes Its Name Again, Back To The Lyric Theatre.” NYTIX, 13 Mar. 2014, www.nytix.com/news/the-foxwoods-theatre-changes-its-name-again-back-to-the-lyric-theatre.

Riedel, Michael. “Broadway Bombshell.” New York Post, New York Post, 30 May 2010, nypost.com/2010/05/30/broadway-bombshell/.

Riesman, Abraham. The Making of Superman’s Brief Flight on Broadway. 10 Aug. 2020, www.vulture.com/article/superman-broadway-musical-its-a-bird-flop.html.

Episode 8: The Incident at Astor Place

Anthony, Dave, and Gareth Reynolds. “116 – The Actor Rivalry.” The Dollop, All Things Comedy Network, 19 Sept. 2015, https://allthingscomedy.com/podcasts/116—the-actor-rivalry-1/page/8.

“The Astor Place Riot.” Showtime: a History of the Broadway Musical Theater, by Larry Stempel, W.W. Norton, 2010, pp. 27–35.

Williams, Joseph. “One Of New York City’s Deadliest Riots Was Sparked By A Performance Of ‘Macbeth’.” All That’s Interesting, 1 Dec. 2019, allthatsinteresting.com/astor-place-riot.

Episode 7: The Quarrel of Le Cid

“1610: Francois Ravaillac, Because Paris Was Worth More than a Mass.” ExecutedToday.com ” Francois Ravaillac, 27 May 2008, www.executedtoday.com/tag/francois-ravaillac/.

“Analysis of Pierre Corneille’s Le Cid – Literary Theory and Criticism.” Literary Theory and Criticism, 18 Sept. 2020, https://literariness.org/2020/09/18/analysis-of-pierre-corneilles-le-cid/.

Gerould, Daniel Charles. Theatre, Theory, Theatre: the Major Critical Texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel. Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2000.

Horne, Alistair. Seven Ages of Paris. Vintage Books, 2004

Petruzzello, Melissa. “Edict of Nantes.” Britannica, 8 Apr. 2020, www.britannica.com/event/Edict-of-Nantes.

“Rules, Rule-Breaking and French Neoclassicism: Crash Course Theatre #20.” Youtube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 6 Jul. 2018, https://youtu.be/fXRpTLvPdT0.

Episode 6: Laura Keene:

“A Night with Laura Keene.” Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection, by Neil Kagan and Stephen G. Hyslop, Smithsonian Books, 2013.

Anthony, Dave, Gareth Reynolds with guest Patton Oswalt. “Boston Corbett.” The Dollop, Apple Podcasts, 23 Sept. 2015, All Things Comedy Network, https://allthingscomedy.com/podcasts/117—boston-corbett—live-with-patton-oswalt

Laura Keene. (2014, April 17). Retrieved March 12, 2021, from https://www.womenhistoryblog.com/2014/04/laura-keene.html

McCarthy, Maureen. “Laura Keene.” Lighting the Way, Historic Women of the SouthCoast, 13 Feb. 2020, historicwomensouthcoast.org/laura-keene/.

Mead, Amanda V., and Rita Vigil. “THEATRE MANAGER & ACTIVIST: Laura Keene & Rigoberto Menchú Tum.” I Don’t Know Her, Apple Podcasts, 25 Nov. 2019, https://idkherpodcast.libsyn.com/theatre-manager-activist-laura-keene-rigoberta-mench-tum

O’Reilly, Bill, and Martin Dugard. Killing Lincoln: the Shocking Assassination That Changed America. Henry Holt and Co., 2011.

Steers, Edward. Blood on the Moon. University Press of Kentucky, 2005.

Episode 5: Secrets

Cepek, R. (2014). Stages of Belief: The Nature of Audience Response in Medieval and Early Modern Drama (Doctoral dissertation, Duquesne University). Retrieved from https://dsc.duq.edu/etd/387

Harris, John Wesley. Medieval Theatre in Context: an Introduction. Routledge, 2005

Hudson, Mariella. “10 Historic Moments on the London Stage Which Shaped British Theatre.” Culture Trip, The Culture Trip, 13 Apr. 2015, theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/10-historic-moments-on-the-london-stage-which-shaped-british-theatre/.

Johnston, Ruth. “Staging Plays on the Continent: Special Effects.” All Things Medieval, 7 Oct. 2020, ruthjohnston.com/AllThingsMedieval/?p=2781.

Macdonald, Fiona. “Medieval Towns.” Everyday Life: the Middle Ages. Macdonald Educational, 1984.

Stevenson, Cait. Medieval Special Effects. 25 Aug. 2018, www.medievalists.net/2018/08/medieval-special-effects/.

Episode 4: The Era of -Isms

Apollinaire, Guillaume. The Breasts of Tiresias; a Surrealist Drama.

“Dada, Surrealism, and Symbolism: Crash Course Theatre #37.” Youtube, uploaded by CrashCourse, 23 Nov. 2018, youtu.be/Fx0Z6y2HmlM.

“Futurism Movement Overview.” The Art Story, m.theartstory.org/movement/futurism/.

Richter, Hans. DADA: Art and Anti-Art. Thames and Hudson, 2016.

Shattuck, Roger. The Banquet Years: the Origins of the Avant Garde in France, 1885 to 1918. Anchor Books, 1961.

Wilson, Edwin, and Alvin Goldfarb. Living Theatre: History of Theatre. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Episode 3: The Deuce

Arnold, Martin. “Most Times Square Prostitutes Staying Off Street to Avoid Arrest.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 9 July 1971, www.nytimes.com/1971/07/09/archives/most-times-square-prostitutes-staying-off-street-to-avoid-arrest.html.


Carlson, Jen. “A Look Back At The Real Deuce: Times Square In The 1970s.” Gothamist, Gothamist, 8 Sept. 2017, gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/a-look-back-at-the-real-deuce-times-square-in-the-1970s.


Maslon, Laurence, and Michael Kantor. Broadway: the American Musical. Bulfinch Press, 2004.


Landis, Bill, and Michelle Clifford. Sleazoid Express: a Mind-Twisting Tour through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times Square. Simon & Schuster, 2002.


Marton, Janos. “Today in NYC History: Times Square Turns the Corner in 1981.” Untapped New York, 9 May 2018, untappedcities.com/2015/02/11/today-in-nyc-history-times-square-turns-the-corner-in-1981/.


Phillips, Mccandlish. “Chorus Getting Louder: ‘Clean Up Times Square’.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 17 July 1972, www.nytimes.com/1972/07/17/archives/chorus-getting-louder-clean-up-times-square.html.


Young, Greg, and Tom Myers. “Times Square in the 1970s: Grindhouses, Peep Shows and XXX Neon Nostalgia.” The Bowery Boys: New York City History, 8 Sept. 2017, www.boweryboyshistory.com/2017/09/times-square-1970s-grindhouses-peep-shows-xxx-neon-nostalgia-2.html.

Episode 2: The Authorship Question

Flynn, Derek. “Christopher Marlowe: the Elizabethan James Bond.” The Irish Times, The Irish Times, 6 June 2016, www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/christopher-marlowe-the-elizabethan-james-bond-1.2674323. 

Greenblatt, Stephen. How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare. Bodley Head, 2014. 

McCrum, Robert. “Who Really Wrote Shakespeare?” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 14 Mar. 2010, www.theguardian.com/culture/2010/mar/14/who-wrote-shakespeare-james-shapiro 

Michel, Lincoln. “Inside the Weird World of Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories.” InsideHook, 29 Aug. 2019, www.insidehook.com/article/books/inside-the-weird-world-of-shakespeare-conspiracy-theories. 

Rettino, Matthew. “Christopher Marlowe : An Elizabethan Assassination Conspiracy?” Archaeologists of the Weird, 24 Mar. 2013, matthewrettino.com/2013/03/24/christopher-marlowe-an-elizabethan-assassination-conspiracy/. 

Rose, Lloyd. “Who Wrote Shakespeare? Author James Shapiro Offers an Answer.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 6 June 2010, www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/04/AR2010060402064.html?tid=a_inl_manual. 

Episode 1: The Consequences of the Inter Regnum

Clark, George N. The Later Stuarts: 1660-1714. Clarendon Pr., 1988. 

Fraser, Antonia. Cromwell: The Lord Protector. Plume, 1986.

Hutton, Ronald. Charles the Second, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Oxford University Press, 1991. 

Jordan, Don, and Mike Walsh. The King’s Bed: Sex and Power in the Court of Charles II. Pegasus Books, 2016.