Wendy Arons is Professor of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Her research interests include German theatre, 18th- and 19th-century theatre history, feminist theatre, and performance and ecology. She is author of Performance and Femininity in Eighteenth-Century German Woman’s Writing: The Impossible Act (Palgrave Macmillan 2006), and co-editor, with Theresa J. May, of Readings in Performance and Ecology (Palgrave Macmillan 2012). She has published articles in Theatre Survey, Theatre Topics, The German Quarterly, Communications from the International Brecht Society, 1650-1850, Text and Presentation, and Theatre Journal, as well as chapters in a number of anthologies. In 2012 Prof. Arons received a three-year NEH “Scholarly Editions and Translations” grant to support the first complete and annotated translation into English of G.E. Lessing’s Hamburg Dramaturgy. She has also translated plays from German into English, including Brecht’s The Good Person of Sezuan in collaboration with Tony Kushner. She is the author of an arts and culture blog called The Pittsburgh Tatler (http://www.wendyarons.wordpress.com).