Text & Presentation, 2016 gathers some of the best work presented at the 2016 Comparative Drama Conference in Baltimore. The subjects covered in this volume range from Ancient Greece to Twenty-First Century America, and include a variety of approaches and formats. The highlight of present volume is the conference's keynote conversation featuring the great American playwright Tony Kushner. Text & Presentation, 2016 includes transcripts, twelve research papers, and five book reviews. This volume realizes our ongoing mission to share the latest research in the fields of comparative drama, performance, and dramatic textual analysis with a wider audience.