Robert A. Schanke is Professor Emeritus of Theatre at Central College, Iowa. Among his books are Ibsen in America: A Century of Change, Shattered Applause: The Lives of Eva Le Gallienne, "That Furious Lesbian": The Story of Mercedes de Acosta, Women in
Turmoil: Six Plays by Mercedes de Acosta, and Angels in the American
Theater: Patrons, Patronage, and Philanthropy. He coedited Passing
Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History, Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American Theater History, and The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy.
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arts >> Yeomans, Lee Calvin "Cal"
A trailblazer in post-Stonewall gay theater, Cal Yeomans explored sex and sexuality so directly in his critically-acclaimed plays that it made his work difficult to produce even in the gay community.