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 Journal, The 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.