Liz Wollman is professor of music at Baruch College and a member of the doctoral faculty in theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center. She has written extensively about musicals that have run off, off-off- and on Broadway since the late 1950s, with emphasis on their relationship to popular music and to American social, political and economic movements. She is the author of the books The Theater Will Rock: A History of the Rock Musical, from Hair to Hedwig (University of Michigan Press, 2006), Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City (OPUS US, 2012), and The Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017). With Jessica Sternfeld, she co-edited The Routledge Companion to the Contemporary Stage Musical (Routledge, 2019) and currently co-edits the journal Studies in Musical Theatre.
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