Evelyn O’Malley

Her research concerns weather and climate in theatre and performance. Current projects include looking at Shakespeare in the weather, ecology and Shakespeare in contemporary performance, performing weathering, and climate-change in the theatre. She is completing a monograph, Weathering Shakespeare: audiences and outdoor performance, which is under contract with Bloomsbury Academic’s Environmental Cultures series and, with Randall Martin. She is also co-investigator on an AHRC-funded project, Atmospheric Theatre: Open-Air Performance and the Environment which investigates how attending an open-air dramatic performance might influence playgoers’ awareness of their arial environment.