Founded in 1956, Renaissance Drama is published annually by Northwestern University Press. "Renaissance Drama, an annual and interdisciplinary publication, is devoted to drama and performance as a central feature of Renaissance culture. The essays in each volume explore traditional canons of drama, the significance of performance (broadly construed) to early modern culture, and the impact of new forms of interpretation on the study of Renaissance plays, theater, and performance". Renaissance Drama only publishes academic articles and the journal frequently features a publication themes or special issues with guest editors.
Editor: Jeffrey Masten and William West