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Helen Ostovich (ostovich@mcmaster.ca) is Professor of English at McMaster University. She is founding editor of the journal Early Theatre, and a general editor of The Revels Plays, as well as the electronic series, Queen’s Men Editions. She is also Series Editor of the Ashgate Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama. As a play-editor, she prepared The Magnetic Lady for The Cambridge Works of Ben Jonson; The Late Lancashire Witches and A Jovial Crew for Richard Brome Online; and co-edited (with Holger Schott Syme and Andrew Griffin) a volume of essays, Locating the Queen’s Men, 1583-1603: Material Practices and Conditions of Playing (2009). She is currently preparing The Ball for The Complete Works of James Shirley (OUP) and The Merry Wives of Windsor for Norton Shakespeare 3.

Erin E. Kelly (ekelly@uvic.ca) is assistant professor of English at the University of Victoria. Her recent and forthcoming publications include essays on reformation responses to the Chester cycle, on Foxe’s Acts and Monuments, and on the play Sir Thomas More. She is currently completing a book manuscript on representations of religious conversion in English drama from 1485 to 1630. She became associate editor of Early Theatre in early 2011.