Tana Wojczuk, Lady Romeo. The Radical and Revolutionary Life of Charlotte Cushman, America’s First Celebrity
This review of Tana Wojczuk’s Lady Romeo. The Radical and Revolutionary Life of Charlotte Cushman, America’s First Celebrity highlights how the book makes Cushman’s art and work more visible and accessible to American and European audiences. Wojczuk’s detailed study of Cushman’s life complements her work and career as an actress, thus shedding new light on Cushman’s role in shaping nineteenth-century American theatre and culture.
Keywords: American theatre; Shakespeare; Charlotte Cushman
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