David Krasner is Associate Professor of Theater Studies, African American Studies and English at Yale University. His books include A Beautiful Pageant: African American Theatre, Drama, and Performance in the Harlem Renaissance, 1910-1920 and Renaissance, Parody, and Double Consciousness in African American Theatre, 1895-1910. He is co-editor of the series Theater: Theory/Text/Performance. David Z. Saltz is Associate Professor of Theatre Studies and Head of Theatre History and Theory at the University of Georgia. He is editor of Theatre Journal and is the principal investigator of the innovative Virtual Vaudeville project at the University of Georgia.