Off- and Off-Off-Broadway (ALA 2018)

deadline for submissions: 
January 20, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Literature Group - American Literature Association - 2018
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Postwar Area Literature Group panel (1 of 2) at the 29th annual conference of the American Literature Association (2018).

Off- and Off-Off-Broadway: Papers discussing the birth of Off-Broadway in the postwar
decades, important Off-Broadway plays and playwrights, Off-Broadway-Broadway
crossovers, the importance of Papp and the Public Theater, the Obie Awards, notable Off-Off
New York playhouse (La Mama, Caffé Cino) and regional theater productions, 1945-
1975. Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu and ndib@umail.ucsb.edu by 20 January 2018.

The conference will take place from May 24-27, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California.