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Dr Sarah Dustagheer researches playwriting, performance and theatre space in early modern London, as well as contemporary Shakespearean performance. She completed her postgraduate work at King’s College London and Shakespeare’s Globe. She is the co-author of Shakespeare in London (Arden Shakespeare, 2015) and has published in Moving Shakespeare Indoors (Cambridge University Press, 2014), Shakespeare Jahrbuch, Literature Compass and The Shakespeare Encyclopaedia: The Complete Guide to the Man and His Works (London: Apple Press, 2009). She is currently preparing her first book, Shakespeare’s Playhouses: Repertory and Theatre Space at the Globe and the Blackfriars, 1599-1613 for publication. Before joining the University of Kent, Sarah has been a Globe Education Lecturer, Lecturer in Early Modern English at King’s and associate lecturer at the Central School of Speech and Drama; she has taught short courses on Shakespeare and performance in India and Germany. Sarah has written for London’s City Hall blog, the Shakespearean London Theatres Project blog (www.shalt.org), Exeunt Online Theatre Magazine and the RSC myshakespeare blog. She has delivered public talks at Shakespeare’s Globe, the National Theatre, the Royal Opera House and The Marlowe Theatre. Sarah is a member of Shakespeare’s Globe Architectural Research Group, an association tasked with advising on the maintenance of the Globe and the construction of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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Publications

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Book
Dustagheer, S. (2017). Shakespeare's Two Playhouses Repertory and Theatre Space at the Globe and the Blackfriars, 1599–1613. [Online]. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316996874.
Crawforth, H., Dustagheer, S. and Young, J. (2015). Shakespeare in London. [Online]. Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare. Available at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/shakespeare-in-london-9781472573728/.
Edited book
Woods, G. and Dustagheer, S. eds. (2017). Stage Directions and Shakespearean Theatre. [Online]. London. UK: Bloomsbury. Available at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/stage-directions-and-shakespearean-theatre-9781474257497/.
Book section
Dustagheer, S. and Bird, P. (2017). 'Strikes Open a Curtain Where Appears a Body': Discovering Death in Stage Directions. in: Dustagheer, S. and Woods, G. eds. Stage Directions and Shakespearean Theatre. Bloomsbury, pp. 213-237. Available at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/stage-directions-and-shakespearean-theatre-9781474257497/.
Dustagheer, S. and Woods, G. (2017). Introduction. in: Dustagheer, S. and Woods, G. eds. Stage Directions and Shakespearean Theatre. Bloomsbury, pp. 1 -16. Available at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/stage-directions-and-shakespearean-theatre-9781474257497/.
Dustagheer, S. (2017). Shakespeare, Memory and Contemporary Performance. in: Hiscock, A. and Wilder, L. P. eds. The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory. Routledge, pp. 91-101. Available at: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Shakespeare-and-Memory/Hiscock-Perkins-Wilder/p/book/9781138816763.
Dustagheer, S. (2014). Appendix: List of plays performed indoors, 1575-1642. in: Gurr, A. and Karim-Cooper, F. eds. Moving Shakespeare Indoors. Cambridge University Press.
Dustagheer, S. (2014). Chapter 8: Visual and Acoustic Practices. in: Gurr, A. and Karim-Cooper, F. eds. Moving Shakespeare Indoors. Cambridge University Press.
Dustagheer, S. (2009). Richard III. in: The Shakespeare Encyclopaedia: The Complete Guide to the Man and His Works. Apple Press.
Dustagheer, S. (2009). All's Well That Ends Well. in: Cousins, T. ed. The Shakespeare Encyclopaedia: The Complete Guide to the Man and His Works. Apple Press.
Article
Dustagheer, S., Jones, O. and Rycroft, E. (2017). (Re)constructed Spaces for Early Modern Drama: Research in Practice. Shakespeare Bulletin [Online] 35:173-185. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1353/shb.2017.0012.
Dustagheer, S. (2017). "Intimacy" at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Shakespeare Bulletin [Online] 35:227-246. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1353/shb.2017.0015.
Dustagheer, S. (2015). Anticipating the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Cahiers Élisabéthains: A Biannual Journal of English Renaissance Studies [Online] 88:139-153. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7227/CE.88.1.10.
Dustagheer, S. and Sakowska, A. (2014). Introduction: Global Shakespeare for Anglophone Audiences. Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance [Online] 11:9-16. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/mstap-2014-0002.
Dustagheer, S. (2013). Shakespeare and "Spatial Turn". Literature Compass [Online] 10:570-581. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/lic3.12068.
Dustagheer, S. (2011). Our Scene is London: The Alchemist and Urban Underworlds at the Blackfriars Playhouse. Shakespeare Jahrbuch [Online] 147:94-104. Available at: http://shakespeare-gesellschaft.de/en/jahrbuch/volume-147-2011/inhalt.html.
Edited journal
Dustagheer, S., Jones, O. and Rycroft, E. eds. (2017). (Re)constructed Spaces for Early Modern Drama: Research in Practice. Shakespeare Bulletin [Online] 35:173-185. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1353/shb.2017.0012.
Dustagheer, S. and Sakowska, A. eds. (2014). Global Shakespeare for Anglophone Audiences. Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance [Online] 11. Available at: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/mstap.2014.11.issue-1/issue-files/mstap.2014.11.issue-1.xml.
Internet publication
Dustagheer, S. (2013). Blog in response to Jean Howard's public lecture [Blog]. Available at: http://shalt.dmu.ac.uk/blog.html.
Dustagheer, S. (2013). Theatre Reviews: Dido Queen of Carthage, Forests, The Shakespearean Conspiracy, Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Henry V, King Lear, Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream [Online magazine]. Available at: http://exeuntmagazine.com/author/sarah-dustagheer/.
Dustagheer, S. (2012). Sarah Dustagheer exposes the innovation of The Tempest, Shakespeare's 'first' play in two parts [Blog]. Available at: http://myshakespeare.rsc.org.uk/blog/.
Dustagheer, S. (2012). Shakespeare Returns to London's Streets [Blog]. Available at: https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20150131144325/http://www.london.gov.uk/city-hall/city-hall-blog/2012/08/shakespeare-returns-to-london-s-streets.
Review
Dustagheer, S. (2014). Book Review of Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England. Review of English Studies [Online] 66:577-579. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/res/hgu091.
Dustagheer, S. (2012). Review of Actors and Acting in Shakespeare's Time. The Bulletin of the Society for Renaissance Studies 29:36-38.
Dustagheer, S. (2012). Review of The Language of Space in Court Performance 1400–1625. Journal of Historical Geography [Online] 38:477-478. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2012.08.010.
Forthcoming
Dustagheer, S. and Newman, H. eds. (2017). Metatheatre and Early Modern Drama. Shakespeare Bulletin.
Total publications in KAR: 26 [See all in KAR]
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