Sources for “Euripides, Eumenides” podcast

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,

Bertram, Colin. “How Oscar WILDE’S Libel Trial Backfired and Ruined His Life.”, A&E Networks Television, 15 July 2020,

Butler, Rhett. “What Exactly Are The Queensbury Rules Of Boxing?” The Shadow League, 26 Aug. 2017,

Dryden, Steven. “A Short History of LGBT Rights in the UK.” British Library,

“Oscar Wilde.”, A&E Networks Television, 14 Apr. 2021,

Popova, Maria. “Oscar Wilde’s STIRRING Love Letters to Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas.” Brain Pickings, 16 Oct. 2015,

Popova, Maria. “The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde.” Brain Pickings, 18 Sept. 2015,

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,

Episode 16: The Stunts of David Merrick

Bonanni, Marc. “David Merrick and the Art of the Publicity Stunt.” Theatre Nerds, 9 Mar. 2017,

“David Merrick.” The Official Masterworks Broadway Site, 25 Feb. 2015,

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,

Rich, Frank. “David Merrick, 88, Showman Who Ruled Broadway, Dies.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 27 Apr. 2000,

Episode 15: Dansemania

Carollo, Kim. “Ancient Dancing Outbreak Believed to Be a Case of Social Contagion.” ABC News, ABC News Network, 25 June 2011,

Dubin, William. “Intentional Trance Formation.” Mental Help Intentional Trance Formation Comments,

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,

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,

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

Waller, John. “Keep on Moving: the Bizarre Dance Epidemic of Summer 1518.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 5 July 2018,

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,

“Dear Evan Hansen – Official Trailer [HD]” YouTube, 18 May 2021,

Medeiros, Linnae. “Jeremy Jordan Responds to Criticism That He’s ‘Too Hot’ to Play Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.”,6 Feb. 2020,

Kakutani, Michiko. “When Great Actors Put Their Stamp on a Roll.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 20 May 1984,

Schwedel, Heather. “Hunky Actors Have No Business Playing Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.” Slate Magazine, Slate, 5 Feb. 2020,

Viruet, Pilot. “Love and the History of TV’s Attractiveness Gap.” Vulture, 22 Feb. 2016,

Episode 13: William Terriss

Darby, Nell. “Murder at the Adelphi.” Dr Nell Darby, 15 Dec. 2017,

Gillian, Don. “The Murder of William Terriss.” Stage Beauty,

Goodman, Sheldon K. “The Life and Death of William Terriss.” Cemetery Club, 19 Nov. 2020,

JellyBean. “The Ghost of Covent Garden Tube Station.” Level Beyond, 24 Sept. 2008,

Jones, Richard. “The Murder of William Terriss.” The Murder of William Terriss – 16th December 1897, 13 Dec. 2016,

Lotha , Gloria, and John M. Cunningham. “William Terriss.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 16 Feb. 2021,

Roettgers, Philipp. “William Terriss – The Ghost of a Murdered Actor.” London beyond Time and Place, 24 Apr. 2021,

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

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

“William Terriss (Ghost).” ParanormalFact Wiki,

Episode 12: Phallus

Chrystal, Paul. “A Brief History of Sex and Sexuality in Ancient Greece.” HistoryExtra, 26 Nov. 2020,

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,

“(NSFW) A Not So Clean Monday at The Annual Phallus Festival in Greece.” The Greek News Network, 19 Feb. 2018,

Roberts, CJD (Jim). Satyr Play, 5 Nov. 2015,

Rowe, Philip. “22 – The Satyr Play: Just for Laughs?” The History of European Theatre, 24 Sept. 2020,

Episode 11: The Rites of Dionysus

“Dionysus • Facts and Information on Greek God Dionysus.” Greek Gods & Goddesses, 19 Oct. 2019,

“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,

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,

Oracle. “Dionysus and The Sacred Bull.” The Cave of Oracle, 13 Feb. 2014,

RedEyesTakeWarning. “Miscellaneous Myths: Dionysus.” YouTube, Overly Sarcastic Productions, 15 June 2018,

The City Dionysia,

“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,

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,

Healy, Patrick. Injured ‘Spider-Man’ Dancer Discusses His Lawsuit. 26 Feb. 2014.

Healy, Patrick. Precipitous Fall for Spider-Man Director. 9 Mar. 2011.

Healy, Patrick. Costly ‘Spider-Man’ Can’t Get off the Ground. 5 Nov. 2010,

Hetrick, Adam. “Troubled Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Delays Broadway Opening Again.” Playbill, PLAYBILL INC., 14 Jan. 2011,

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

Jones, Jennifer. “The Foxwoods Theatre Changes Its Name Again, Back To The Lyric Theatre.” NYTIX, 13 Mar. 2014,

Riedel, Michael. “Broadway Bombshell.” New York Post, New York Post, 30 May 2010,

Riesman, Abraham. The Making of Superman’s Brief Flight on Broadway. 10 Aug. 2020,

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,—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,

Episode 7: The Quarrel of Le Cid

“1610: Francois Ravaillac, Because Paris Was Worth More than a Mass.” ” Francois Ravaillac, 27 May 2008,

“Analysis of Pierre Corneille’s Le Cid – Literary Theory and Criticism.” Literary Theory and Criticism, 18 Sept. 2020,

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,

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

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,—boston-corbett—live-with-patton-oswalt

Laura Keene. (2014, April 17). Retrieved March 12, 2021, from

McCarthy, Maureen. “Laura Keene.” Lighting the Way, Historic Women of the SouthCoast, 13 Feb. 2020,

Mead, Amanda V., and Rita Vigil. “THEATRE MANAGER & ACTIVIST: Laura Keene & Rigoberto Menchú Tum.” I Don’t Know Her, Apple Podcasts, 25 Nov. 2019,

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

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,

Johnston, Ruth. “Staging Plays on the Continent: Special Effects.” All Things Medieval, 7 Oct. 2020,

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

Stevenson, Cait. Medieval Special Effects. 25 Aug. 2018,

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,

“Futurism Movement Overview.” The Art Story,

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,

Carlson, Jen. “A Look Back At The Real Deuce: Times Square In The 1970s.” Gothamist, Gothamist, 8 Sept. 2017,

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,

Phillips, Mccandlish. “Chorus Getting Louder: ‘Clean Up Times Square’.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 17 July 1972,

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,

Episode 2: The Authorship Question

Flynn, Derek. “Christopher Marlowe: the Elizabethan James Bond.” The Irish Times, The Irish Times, 6 June 2016, 

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

McCrum, Robert. “Who Really Wrote Shakespeare?” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 14 Mar. 2010, 

Michel, Lincoln. “Inside the Weird World of Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories.” InsideHook, 29 Aug. 2019, 

Rettino, Matthew. “Christopher Marlowe : An Elizabethan Assassination Conspiracy?” Archaeologists of the Weird, 24 Mar. 2013, 

Rose, Lloyd. “Who Wrote Shakespeare? Author James Shapiro Offers an Answer.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 6 June 2010, 

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.