Anne and Joachym, with the young Mary, in dress rehearsal.
photo: KT Bruce
See the forthcoming issue of Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama for an article discussing this production, by Clare Smout, Elisabeth Dutton, and Matthew Cheung Salisbury.
Mary Plays Poster
Notes from the Director and Musical Director of the N-Town Mary Plays
Mary Plays Cast List
Kate Patrick as ‘A’ and Lea Emery as ‘B’ – the audience who choose to get caught up in the action – literally.
Fulgens and Lucres Director’s Notes and Cast List
Elisabeth Dutton first directed Fulgens and Lucres in the medieval dining room of Magdalen College, Oxford, in 2002: the play was written to be performed [...]
Measure pleads for mercy from Magnyfycence – click to see more photos from the play
Thynke Byggly staged a production of John Skelton’s political satire ‘Magnyfycence’ at the 2007 Medieval English Theatre Conference, in Sheffield.
The production is reviewed by Peter Happé in the Ben Jonson Journal, vol. 15, no. 1 (2008) pp. 100-106.
Magnyfycence Director’s Notes [...]
Clokyd Colusyon (John Holmes)
Fansy (Anna Caughey)
Magnyfycence (Roger Dalrymple)
Magnyfycence Director’s Notes
The dramaturgy of Magnyfycence and Fulgens and Lucres is discussed by Elisabeth Dutton in her chapter on ‘Secular Medieval Drama’ in The Oxford Handbook to Medieval English Literature, eds Greg Walker and Elaine Treharne (Oxford, 2010).
The bleeding Christ appears, in the form of a child, to the sceptical Jews: the Bishop looks on
Rituals in Blood Poster
Croxton Programme Notes
Thynke Byggly performed the Croxton Play of the Sacrament, the only surviving medieval Miracle play in English, in a double bill with Steven Berkoff’s Ritual in Blood. The Berkoff play dramatises the events [...]