Jenn Stephenson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Drama at Queen’s University where she teaches Dramatic Literature and Theatre History. As a graduate student at the University of Toronto, Jenn was a research assistant with the Records of Early English Drama project and has published on the narrative implications of hypertextual structures in the REED Patrons and Performance database.
Craig Walker (DRAM 271) is Director of the Dan School of Drama and Music and Professor of Drama. His directing credits include ten years as Artistic Director of Theatre Kingston, productions with St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival in Prescott, Ontario including a production of Twelfth Night, which won the 2012 Prix Rideau Award for Outstanding Production, and numerous productions for Queen’s Drama. Dr. Walker’s writing for the theatre includes his adaptation of James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, which played in Kingston and also at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto. Lately, he has been writing two new plays, One Last Night With Mata Hari, which is a piece of music theatre that he is creating in collaboration with composer John Burge, and These Deeds, a play about Henry Irving, Bram Stoker and “Buffalo” Bill Cody that he developed while a member of the 2013 Playwrights’ Unit of the Thousand Islands Playhouse. He is the author of The Buried Astrolabe: Canadian Dramatic Imagination and Western Tradition (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001) and co-editor (with Jennifer Wise of the University of Victoria) of The Broadview Anthology of Drama: Plays from the Western Theatre, Volumes I and II (Broadview Press, 2003) and The Broadview Anthology of Drama, Concise Edition (Broadview Press, 2005). He has also edited Shakespeare’s King Lear (Broadview Press, 2011) in a version that features parallel Folio and Quarto texts, and which was also published in The Broadview Anthology of British Literature. He has written a number of articles for The Canadian Encyclopedia and The Literary Encyclopedia, and for journals such as Modern Drama, Theatre Research in Canada, Australasian Drama Studies, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Journal of Canadian Studies, English Studies in Canada and Canadian Theatre Review.