A journal of turn-of-the-century theatre

Issue 7 - Autumn 2015

Essays Current Research ReviewsContributorsAnnouncements
ISSN 2045-1024


From the Editor:

Welcome to the Autumn 2015 edition of UpStage. In this edition you will find:

  • Publication or Performance? Documenting the processes of translating two one-act Strindberg plays by Geraldine Brodie
  • You Never Can Tell or Dad Is Missing: The Reception of George Bernard Shaw in the Greek Theatre at the Beginning of the 20th Century.
    by Vania Papanikolaou
  • Mexican-American Women on the San Antonio Stage (1910-1920)
    by Trevor Boffone


In ‘Current Research’ there is a discussion of ‘Aubrey Beardsley and variant programmes for John Todhunter's A Comedy of Sighs and W B Yeats' The Land of Heart's Desire’ by Michael Seeney & Steven Halliwell, plus two book reviews Shaw’s Settings: Gardens and Libraries by Tony Jason Stafford and From Bow Street to the Ritz: Oscar Wilde’s Theatrical Career from 1895 to 1908 by Michael Seeney.


As ever, I would like to thank the webmaster Steven Halliwell for all his work on the site and this volume. I am also grateful to David Charles Rose. If you would like to contribute an article for the next edition of UpStage please email the editor at