WE FIRST WOULD LIKE TO THANK W. DAVID KAY FOR ORGANIZING THE
seminar, Staging Justice, for the annual meeting of the Shakespeare
Association of America in April of 2006, from which the current es-
says were drawn. We would also like to acknowledge the contribu-
tion of all of the members of that seminar: Kevin Curran, David
George, Pierre Hecker, Harry Keyishian, Lisa Klotz, Heather Mur-
ray, Eric V. Spencer, Holger Schott Syme, Polya Tocheva, Christo-
pher Warley as well as all of the authors of this current volume.