About the Author

Carol Martin is a Professor of Drama at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Martin’s recent books include Theatre of the Real (Palgrave 2013) and Dramaturgy of the Real on the World Stage (Palgrave cloth 2011, paper 2012). In addition, she is the guest editor of two special issues of TDR “Performing the City” (fall 2014) which  is part of her ongoing critical inquiry into the ways in which performance creates social and political meanings and contexts and “Documentary Theatre” (fall 2006)about her work on theatre about real events.