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Matteo A. Pangallo
Harvard University

Matteo Pangallo ( is a junior fellow in the Society of Fellows at Harvard University. His book, Playwriting Playgoers in Shakespeare’s Theatre, on audience experience and amateur playwriting in Renaissance England, is under review with a scholarly press. His current project examines theatrical failure in the period. Matteo is an editor for the Malone Society, the Oxford Works of Thomas Heywood, the MLA New Variorum Shakespeare, and Digital Renaissance Editions. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous peer-reviewed journals, as well as The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and the Blackwell New Companion to Renaissance Drama.