i n d e x
Abbott, George, 181
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
(aids), 5–6, 172, 226, 314 n.11, 315–16
n.32, 317 n.51; in African Americans,
53–54; aids-as-crisis model, 54; decline
in research funding for, 55; end-of-
aids discourse, 50–51, 52–56; federal
funding for, 54; in Latinos, 53–54;
legal backlash against people with,
55–56; in people under the age of
twenty-five, 53; ‘‘post-aids’’ identities,
51–52; Román’s courses on, 229–31;
use of fear in prevention campaigns,
314 n.8
Acts of Intervention: Performance, Gay
Culture, and aids (Román), 35–36, 57
Adams, Rachel, 114–15
Affliction of Glory, The: A Comedy about
Tragedy (Dwyer; 1999), 146
Ahmad, Aijaz, 40
aids Service Organizations (asos), 54,
55
Albee, Edward, 195
Alfaro, Luis, 118
Algonquin, 182, 185, 222
Algren, Nelson, 290
All About Eve (1950), 152–58, 174, 197,
324 n.39
Alternative performance, valorization of,
36
American Drama: The Bastard Art
(S. Smith), 27–28
American Quarterly, 27–28
American songbook, the, 179–80,
222. See also Cook, Barbara; Haran,
Mary Cleere; Marcovicci, Andrea;
McKechnie, Donna; Stritch, Elaine
American studies, 18–30, 39; disciplinary
boundaries and, 27–28; feminist per-
formance theory and, 30; performance
analysis and, 29; ‘‘place’’ of in Ameri-
can culture, 27–28; unacknowledged
theater studies and, 24–26
American Studies Association, 28
Americans with Disabilities Act, 56
Angels in the Wings (1948), 197, 201
Anthony, Marc, 33
Antitheatricality, 16–17, 35
Anyone Can Whistle (Sondheim; 1964),
209, 214
‘‘Anyone Can Whistle,’’ 214
Applause (1970), 161, 324 n.39
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