Theatrescapes is a podcast of the Centre for Global Theatre History at LMU Munich. It is dedicated to conversations and book reviews about the global or transnational histories of the performing arts of theatre, dance, opera, circus, etc. from the early modern period to the 21st century. Guests include scholars and artists, theatre and cultural practitioners from around the world. At Theatrescapes, the world is at the microphones for the world.
We would like to thank the Legon Palwine Band from Accra, Ghana, for letting us use their great music for the podcast!
In this episode, Nic Leonhardt, theatre scholar and host of Theatrescapes, introduces into the programme and agenda of the new podcast.
About the host: Nic Leonhardt is a theatre scholar and senior lecturer in theatre studies at LMU Munich. Her research focuses on theatre history of the nineteenth and twentieth century and is strongly interdisciplinary and transnational in approach. Since 2016 she has been the senior researcher and associate director of the European Research Council project “Developing Theatre” at LMU Munich, as well as director of the Centre for Global Theatre History.