Roxane Heinze-Bradshaw

Roxane Heinze-Bradshaw is a lecturer in the department of Theatre, and an academic advisor for the Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies departments.  Her research and teaching areas include late 19th and early 20th Century U.S. Theatre, Theatrical Amateurism, Musical Theatre, Chicago Theatre History, and Dramaturgy.  In her former role as the managing editor for play publisher Samuel French, Inc., in addition to shepherding many plays and playwrights through the publication process, she also edited volumes one and two of Exceptional Monologues for Men and Women (Samuel French, 2010 and 2011).  She has served as a dramaturg for many productions in New York and Chicago, and her reviews and writing have appeared in Theatre JournalThe Village Voice, and Backstage.  At the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she did her doctoral work, she received the Martin S. Tackel American Theatre Research Travel Grant for her work researching the dynamic historical relationship between amateur theatre producers and play publishers. She currently serves in an advisory position for the Dramatic Publishing Company.


PhD Theatre, The Graduate Center (CUNY)
MFA Dramaturgy and Theatre Criticism, Brooklyn College (CUNY)
BA Music, Millikin University
BFA Theatre, Millikin University


  • THEATRE 140      Theatre in Context
  • THEATRE 245      Theatre of the Americas: Amateurism and U.S. Theatre
  • THEATRE 342      Dramaturgy
  • THEATRE 365      American Theatre & Drama: Latinx Theatre
  • THEATRE 366      Special Topics in History: Chicago - Play by Play
  • THEATRE 366      Special Topics in History: The Little Theatre Movement
  • THEATRE 367      Music Theatre History
  • THEATRE 448      Studies in American Theatre & Drama: The Current Chicago Season
  • RTVF 322              Radio/TV/Film Genre: Movie Musicals

Roxane Heinze-Bradshaw

Academic Advisor; Lecturer


Performance Studies, Theatre


70 Arts Circle Drive
Room 5-178
Evanston, IL 60208