Transatlantic Broadway traces the infrastructural networks and techlogical advances that supported the globalization of popular entertainment in the pre-World War I period, with a specific focus on the production and performance of Broadway as physical space, dream factory, and glorious machine.
Marlis Schweitzer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at York University, Canada. Her publications include When Broadway Was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture and Performing Objects and Theatrical Things (co-edited with Joanne Zerdy, 2014). Her articles have appeared in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, Theatre Research International, and TDR. She is the editor of Theatre Research in Canada/Recherches theatrales au Canada.