Dr. Lezlie C. Cross is a dramaturg, scholar, and teacher currently working in the Department of Theatre at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her dramaturgical work includes Timon of Athens; The Very Merry Wives of Windsor, IowaAs You Like ItAll’s Well That Ends Well at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Treasure Island, and Guys and Dolls at the Utah Shakespeare Festival; Love’s Labours Lost at Actor’s Theatre of Louisville; and The Tempest, Much Ado about Nothing at Classic Stage Company. Her published articles and book reviews appear in the journals Shakespeare BulletinTheatre Annual, The Journal of American Drama and Theatre and Theatre Survey as well as the book projects Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Stage, and Classroom and Performing Objects and Theatrical Things. An upcoming article in the 2017 edition of Theatre History Studies places the controversy surrounding Play On! in historical context. She holds a PhD from the University of Washington, a MA from the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, UK, and a BA from Whitman College.


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