Marc Robinson

Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, Yale School of Drama and Professor of English and American Studies, Yale College


Marc Robinson, Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, is also Professor of English, Theater Studies, and American Studies at Yale University. His books include The American Play: 1787-2000 (Yale Univ. Press, 2009) and The Other American Drama (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994). In addition, he is the editor of three books: The Myopia and Other Plays by David Greenspan (Critical Performances series, Univ. of Michigan Press, 2012), The Theater of Maria Irene Fornes (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1999), and Altogether Elsewhere: Writers on Exile (Faber and Faber, 1994). A regular contributor to the TLS and other publications, he has been awarded the 2009 George Jean Nathan Award and the 2010 George Freedley Special Jury Prize (both for The American Play), the 2012 Lambda Literary Award in Drama (for The Myopia and Other Plays by David Greenspan), the 1999 ATHE Outstanding Essay Prize, and the 2004 Betty Jean Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching of American Drama. He is a fellow of the New York Institute for the Humanities.