Dr. Bess Rowen is Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at Villanova University. Her book The Lines between the Lines: How Stage Directions Affect Embodiment is forthcoming from Michigan University Press in October 2021. She is co-editor of the anthology Theatre Scandals: Social Dynamics of Turbulent Events (Brill/Rodopi, 2020), to which she also contributed a chapter. Recent articles can be found in Modern Drama, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Eugene O’Neill Review, and Theatre Journal. She also serves as the performance review editor for the Eugene O’Neill Review and the conference planner for the American Theatre and Drama Society.