Jordan Schildcrout is Professor of Theater and Performance at SUNY Purchase, where he teaches courses in theater history, theory, and dramaturgy, including seminars in LGBTQ Theater and American Drama. As a dramaturg and literary manager, he has worked for Manhattan Theatre Club, Adobe Theatre Company, and Denver Center Theatre Company. His articles on theater, film, and popular culture have appeared in Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, The Journal of American Drama and Theatre,The Journal of Popular Culture, The Journal of American Culture, and The Oxford Handbook of American Drama.
Jordan is also the author of In the Long Run: A Cultural History of Broadway's Hit Plays, a deep dive into Broadway's longest-running plays. He edited and wrote the foreword for the debut publication of a "lost" play from the gay liberation era, Tubstrip by Jerry Douglas, and he is co-editor with Jimmy A. Noriega of 50 Key Figures in Queer US Theatre.