Cary M. Mazer, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Theatre Arts Program
Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street, Room 519
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6219
Telephone: (215) 573-2659
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Cary M. Mazer is Associate Professor of Theatre Arts and English. He has chaired the Theatre Arts Program since 1980. He teaches Introduction to Theatre, Theatre History, Dramaturgy, Shakespeare in Performance, Theatre Criticism, and various periods of dramatic literature, and co-teaches a course in Arts Management. His scholarship focuses on Shakespeare production history; the theory, method, and pedagogy of performance-centered Shakespeare studies; and Victorian and Edwardian theatre and drama. For the Theatre Arts Program, he has directed productions of plays by Euripides, Shakespeare, Webster, Strindberg, Shaw, Barrie, Pinter, and Beckett, and script-in-hand readings (at Penn and elsewhere) of plays by Kyd, Wedekind, and Brecht. At People's Light & Theatre, he has served as guest dramaturg on productions of plays by Wilde, Shaw, and Shakespeare.
Syllabus for ACTING SHAKESPEARE (THAR 236.401)