Don Wilmeth wins 2012 Theatre Museum Award

Don B. Wilmeth, the Asa Messer Distinguished Professor Emeritus and professor emeritus of Theatre and English, will be honored with the 2012 Theatre Museum Award for Theatre History Preservation. This is one of four prestigious awards given by the Theatre Museum, located in New York City. An American theatre historian and editor, Wilmeth retired in 2003 after 36 years of teaching at Brown and 16 as chair of the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance. He serves on the Brown Library’s Board of Friends and selects an annual speaker for the Don Wilmeth Endowed Lecture in American Theatre and Entertainment, established in his honor. Wilmeth will receive the honor at a reception on April 30, 2012 (6-9 p.m.) at The Players Club in Gramercy Park, New York City.

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About Sarah Bay-Cheng

Professor of Theater at Bowdoin College. Co-host for the On TAP (Theatre and Performance Studies) podcast at www.ontappod.com. Editor for the book series Avant-Gardes in Performance (Palgrave). Sporadically blogging about theatre, performance, and digital culture. twitter: @performaddict
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