Samuel L. Leiter

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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation retired professor of theatre
Location Howard Beach, New York, United States
Introduction Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre), Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Drama Desk voter. Author/editor of 31 books. Most recent: BROOKLYN TAKES THE STAGE (2024); MEIJI KABUKI (2022); KABUKI AT THE CROSSROADS (2014). Selected others: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE NEW YORK STAGE, 1920-1930, 1930-1940, 1940-1950; SHAKESPEARE AROUND THE GLOBE; FROM BELASCO TO BROOK; FROM STANISLAVSKY TO BARRAULT; THE GREAT STAGE DIRECTORS; FROZEN MOMENTS; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASIAN THEATRE; HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE TRADITIONAL THEATRE; THE ART OF KABUKI; KABUKI PLAYS ON STAGE (4 vols.), etc. “Back-translations”: THE LION KING, AIDA, and WICKED for Tokyo productions. Blogs: KABUKI WOOGIE and THEATRE'S LEITER SIDE. Regular contributor: THEATER PIZZAZZ, THEATER LIFE.