Our critical and performance writings have been featured in a number of publications. External links have been provided below for materials accessible online.   To learn more about these publications, please visit our book page where you can read summaries of the titles listed below.


Margolin, Deb; Shaw, Peggy; Weaver, Lois.  Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance. Ed. Sue Ellen Case.  New York:  Routledge, 1996.

—–“Belle Reprieve.”  Modern Drama.  Ed. William Worthen.  New York:  Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1995.

—–“Split Britches, The True Story.”  Women & Performance:  The Women and Theatre Program.  New York:  New York University, 1989.

Shaw, Peggy.  A Menopausal Gentleman:  The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw.  Ed. Jill Dolan.  Michigan:  University of Michigan Press, 2011.

—–“You’re Just Like My Father.”  O SOLO HOMOEd. Holly Hughes.  New York:  Grove Press, 1998.

Shaw, Peggy; Weaver, Lois. “A Manifesto for Making Performance About Making Change.”  Staging International FeminismsEds. Elaine Aston and Sue-Ellen Case.  New York:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Weaver, Lois.  Forward.  Theatre and Audience.  Helen Freshwater.  England:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

—–“Doing Time.”  The Applied Theatre Reader.  Eds. Tim Prentki and Shelia Preston.  London:  Routledge, 2008.

—–“Faith and Dancing: Mapping femininity and other natural disasters.” Mythic Women/Real Women: Plays and Performance Pieces by WomenEd. Lizbeth Goodman.  London:  Faber and Faber, 2000.

—– “Performing Butch/Femme, A Practical Guide To Performance Theory.” Acts of Passion: Sexuality, Gender and PerformanceEds. Maya Chowdry and Nina Rapi.  London:  Haworth Press, 1998.

—–“Playing Gender In The Theatre.”  The Routledge Reader in Gender and PerformanceEd. Lizbeth Goodman.  New York:  Routledge, 1998.

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