Crossing the Stage brings together for the first time essays which explore cross-dressing in theatre, cabaret, opera and dance. The volume contains seminal pieces which have become standard texts in the field, as well as new work especially commissioned from leading writers on performance.
Crossing the Stage is an indispensable sourcebook on theatrical cross-dressing. It will be essential reading for all those interested in performance and the representation of gender.
`Lesley Ferris's lively collectin of ten diverse essays is a welcome addition to the growing number of academic studies around the theme, … Theatre Research Intl
Contributors include: Jean E Howard, Peggy Phelan, Laurence Senelick, Lynn Garofola, Alison Soloman