CfP: Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre

University of Kent, 13-14 June 2015 "Now that over half a century has passed since Lionel Abel coined the term ‘metatheatre’ with particular reference to the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries and even identified a new genre, the ‘metaplay’, it is time for a conference that will bring together academics and theatre practitioners to … Continue reading CfP: Meta-Play: Early Modern Drama and Metatheatre

Ralph Roister Doister in Performance

"The Owle Schreame theatre company's daring and foolhardy "Vagabond Stage" season of obscure classical theatre opens at the Bread and Roses this year, with the first English comedy ever written: Ralph Roister Doister. Thrusting, ridiculous and bawdy, the production's presented alongside an even rarer staging of Jack Juggler, a 16th Century English Commedia Del Arte … Continue reading Ralph Roister Doister in Performance