Area of Expertise
Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theatre; theatre history; performance theory; Shakespeare in performance; dramaturgy
Professor Payne published "Revisiting Shakespeare's Lost Play: Cardenio/Double Falsehood in the Eighteenth Century" (Palgrave, 2016) and completed "The Commodiluxe Stage: A New Material History of Restoration Theatre." In 2014 she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to lecture in Spain. Other publications include: Four Libertine Plays (Oxford, 2005). In the summer of 2005, Fisk concluded a three-year Exemplary Project Grant in conjunction with the Shakespeare Theatre, awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities for $250,000.