Benjamin Gillespie, Ph.D. (he/him) is Doctoral Lecturer in Communication, Gender Studies, and Theatre at Baruch College, City University of New York. His research centers on the intersection of gender, sexuality, and aging in contemporary theatre and drama. Benjamin is Co-Editor of the Journal of American Drama and Theatre and Contributing Editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art. He is currently editing a critical anthology on the New York-based, lesbian-feminist theatre company Split Britches titled Split Britches: Fifty Years On (University of Michigan Press, 2024). He is also editing a scholarly anthology titled Late Stage: Theatrical Perspectives on Age and Aging with Dr. Cindy Rosenthal (University of Michigan Press, 2025). His articles and reviews have appeared in Theatre Journal, Theatre Topics, Performance Research, Modern Drama, Theatre Survey, PAJ, Theatre Research in Canada, and Canadian Theatre Review, along with numerous scholarly anthologies.