Questioning Shakespeare’s Authorship
Section Guest Editors: Peng Tao*, **Danfeng Meng and ***Zhu Ning (Assistant Editor: Savas Patsalidis)
*Peng Tao is theatre critic, professor and head of the Department of Dramatic Literature at the Central Academy of Drama, in Beijing China. He is the president of the Chinese section of IATC. He graduated from the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts. His main publications include “A Reading of the Three Sisters” (2005/3), “Notes on the Seagull” ( 2007/1), “A Study of Lin Zhao Hua’s interpretation of Chekhov’s works” (2008) , “The Spiritual Awakening of Intellectuals—On Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya”( 2017/2), all of which appeared in Drama: The Journal of The Central Academy of Drama.
**Danfeng Meng is an independent theatre critic and writer. She graduated from the Central Academy of Drama, where she majored in Dramatic Literature. She has published many reviews of Chinese plays. For more than 10 years, she worked as an actress in films, TV dramas, and stage plays. She also worked as Chief Editor for a number of website and fashion magazines, such as Madame Figaro, Figaro Girl, Go Travel, and SOHU.com.
***Zhu Ning has a Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from the Central Academy of Drama. She now teaches in the Department of Dramatic Literature of the Academy. She has been the liaison for the IATC China Section for ten years. As an active critic, ZHU Ning writes regularly for New Theatre (print magazine) and Theatre Jury (Wechat Public Interface). Zhu Ning also writes plays for the theatre.