Staging and Stage Décor in Early Modern Theater is a new volume of essays that examines approaches to staging early modern theater, including, but not limited to, set design, types and placement of props, symbolic and aesthetic uses of color, stage devices, lighting, costuming, embedded or explicit didascalia, and issues of proxemics. The focus should be on the visual and performative, rather than on the purely textual. Essays may examine historical or modern productions or may consider theoretical issues. Essays should be written in English and not exceed 20 double-spaced pages, including endnotes and Works Cited. The publisher, Vernon Press, produces high-quality books that reach wide audiences.
To be considered for inclusion, please submit an abstract, not to exceed 500 words, to the editor, Dr. Barbara Mujica, at email@example.com, by June 30, with the Subject line “Staging and Stage Décor.” Completed essays will be due by January 15, 2021.