This event took place with Sean Mayes and Sarah Whitfield on 14th October – it largely focused the research in the so-called Black Country (for its industrial heritage) in the West Midlands, and showcases some of the findings from the forthcoming book with Bloomsbury Methuen drama.
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Sarah K. Whitfield is a music and theatre researcher, dramaturg, writer and digital humanities scholar. Her research focuses on exploring the historiography of music and theatre, and recovering the work that women and minoritised groups have done through archival research and digital humanities. She has published widely on collaborative practice in musical theatre, film musicals, and in queer fan studies. Her most recent books are the edited collection Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity (2019), and An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre 1900-1950, co-written with Sean Mayes. View all posts by Sarah K Whitfield