Space and Sound in the Playhouse, London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk, December 15, 2017

London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk: ‘Space and Sound in the Playhouse’ Friday 15 December 18.00-20.00, Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1 Do join us to mark and discuss two new texts in the study of Renaissance Theatre. Will Tosh and Lucy Munro will introduce discussion of Sarah Dustagheer’s Shakespeare’s Two Playhouses: Repertory and … Continue reading Space and Sound in the Playhouse, London Renaissance Seminar Booktalk, December 15, 2017

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The Huy Nativities: Fifteenth-Century Christmas Theatre from a Carmelite Convent, 13th-15th December, Fribourg, Switzerland

The Medieval Convent Drama project would like to announce its first performances this December in Fribourg, Switzerland: the Huy Nativity Plays. Composed in a Carmelite convent in contemporary Belgium in the late fifteenth century, these plays will be performed in partnership with local Ursuline and Carmelite houses with an all-female cast directed by Prof. Elisabeth … Continue reading The Huy Nativities: Fifteenth-Century Christmas Theatre from a Carmelite Convent, 13th-15th December, Fribourg, Switzerland

Call for Information: York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle

YORK EVOLVING: CHANGE AND PERMANENCE IN THE YORK MYSTERY PLAY CYCLE CALL FOR INFORMATION Eleanor Bloomfield, a PhD candidate at the University of Auckland, is researching modern revivals of the York mystery play cycle and is seeking first-hand accounts of the plays. Anyone who has seen, or been involved with, any performances of the York … Continue reading Call for Information: York Evolving: Change and Permanence in the York Mystery Play Cycle

Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

EARLY DANCE CIRCLE BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2018  Friday 18 – Sunday 20 May St Katharine’s (Parmoor House), Frieth RG9 6NN (near High Wycombe)  PERCEPTION AND RECEPTION OF EARLY DANCE  CALL FOR PAPERS Perception and reception are intimately related. We can know, or guess at, the participants’ intentions at the time of creation, and the work’s reception by … Continue reading Early Dance Circle Biennial Conference, May 18 – 20, 2018, St. Katherine’s (Parmoor House), Freith

Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

The Oxford-Globe Forum meets twice a year, alternating between Shakespeare’s Globe and the University of Oxford. It brings together researchers and practitioners in medicine, theatre and academia to explore a designated theme. The theme for December 2017 is Altered States. Papers are invited on (but not limited to) topics such as: consciousness and unconsciousness, hallucinations, possession, sleep and dreaming, melancholy and … Continue reading Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine & Drama in Practice, December 2, 2017, University of Oxford

Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017

The American Theatre of Actors presents staged performances of John Bale's John the Baptist's Preaching in the Wilderness and The Temptation of Our Lord directed by Dr. Jeff S. Dailey. The performances will take place on Wednesday-Saturday, October 11-14 at 8:00pm and Sunday, October 15 at 2:00pm at 314 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019 and tickets ($15) … Continue reading Staged performances of John Bale’s John Baptist’s Preaching in the Wilderness & Temptation of Our Lord, NYC, October 11-15, 2017