Theatre & Dance
Dr. Anthony Hostetter
Anthony Hostetter recently directed Who Will Carry the Word? at Rowan University. He has staged this play twice before. The first production was staged at Temple University in 2008, followed by a Philly Fringe production in 2009. He directed the 2003 English Language premier of Emmy Goring Stands by Her Man and the 2004 English language premier, and Philly Fringe hit, Love Letters to Stalin. He is also a designer. Tony has designed for area theaters including Brat Productions, EgoPo Classic Theater, and Media Theater. He has designed for Temple University's Theater Department, including the scenery for The Heidi Chronicles, Jiney, and Seven Guitars. In Texas, he designed lighting for productions of The Miracle Worker, Table Settings, The Foreigner and Last Night of Ballyhoo. Originally from Richmond, Virginia, his scenic designs there include productions of It Runs in the Family, Sly Fox, The Zoo Story, The Foreigner, The Heidi Chronicles, As You Like It, and The Crucible. Dr. Hostetter was recently on the faculty of Kutztown University where he designed scenery and lighting for the department's productions of Company and The Lower Depths. At Temple University, he served as an assistant professor and taught many courses in theater history, literature, and stage production. Anthony Hostetter's first book, Max Reinhardt's Grosses Schauspielhaus: its Artistic Goals, Planning, and Operation from 1910 through 1933 was published in 2003. He won the 2001 Herbert D. Greggs Award for Outstanding Writing in Theatre Design and Technology for his peer-reviewed article, "A Disaster of Cosmic Proportions? Revisiting Max Reinhardt's Grosses Schauspielhaus." He has had reviews published by Theatre Journal and Communications from the International Brecht Society in 2008 and 2009. His "An Interview with John Clancy, Playwright and Director," was published in Communications from the International Brecht Society, in Spring 2009.