Brustein, Robert

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BRUSTEIN, Robert. American, b. 1927. Genres: Theatre. Career: Professor of English, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979-. Drama Critic, New Republic, Washington, D.C. 1959-67, 1979-. Host and writer, Opposition Theatre, network TV, 1966-; Contributor, New York Times, 1967-. Founder and Publisher, Yale/Theatre, 1967-. Advisory Ed., Theatre Quarterly, 1967-. Lecturer to Professor, Columbia University, New York, 1957-66; Professor of English, Dean of Drama School, and Artistic Director, Yale Repertory Theatre, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1966-79; American Repertory Theatre, artistic leader, founder. Publications: Introduction to the Plays of Chekhov, 1964; (ed.) The Plays of Strindberg, 1964; The Theatre of Revolt, 1964; Season of Discontent, 1965; The Third Theatre, 1969; Revolution as Theatre, 1971; The Culture Watch, 1975; Making Scenes, 1981; Who Needs Theatre, 1987; Reimagining American Theatre, 1991; Dumbocracy in America: Studies in the Theatre of Guilt, 1994; Cultural Calisthenics: Writings on Race, Politics, and Theatre, 1998; adapter of seven plays; Demons; Shlemiel the First; Nobody Dies on Friday. Address: Loeb Drama Centre, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.