The Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Phone: (646) 312- 4068
Location: VC 7224
Elizabeth L. Wollman has published articles on the relationship between gender stereotypes and rock radio programming, the socioeconomic development of the Broadway musical in the 1980s and 1990s, the reception of rock musicals, and the Off-Broadway “adult” musical in 1970s New York City. Her research and teaching interests include American popular and vernacular musics, the mass media, the musical theater, gender studies, aesthetics, and the postwar cultural history of New York City. She is author of the books The Theater Will Rock: A History of the Rock Musical, From Hair to Hedwig (University of Michigan Press, 2006) and Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City (Oxford University Press, 2013).