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Current and Forthcoming Renaissance Drama Productions in the UK

April 2014 onwards

All the productions that we know about from the current month onwards are included in this list.

New indicates that a production has been added to the list this month.
indicates that the information has been changed or expanded this month.

[P] indicates a professional production.
[A] indicates an amateur production.

Arden of Faversham by Anonymous.

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Polly Findlay. Swan Theatre, 30 April – 2 October. (0844 800 1110). [P]

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe


Nottingham New Theatre & Lakeside.  Directed by Martin Berry.  Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham, 17 May (0115 846 7777).  [A]


Hannah. By Chris Thorpe, directed by Simon Evans. Unicorn Theatre, London, 8 February – 7 March. “Based on Marlowe's Dr Faustus, Hannah questions right and wrong, the lure of power, appearance and reality.”  Age guide: 11+. [P]

Galatea by John Lyly

Edward's Boys. Playbox, The Dream Factory, Warwick, 25 April; Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, 27 April. [A]

The Malcontent by John Marston

Shakespeare’s Globe Young Players, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, 3 – 19 April (0207 401 9919). [P]

The Roaring Girl by Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker.

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Jo Davies. Swan Theatre, 9 April – 30 September. (0844 800 1110). [P]

The Shoemaker’s Holiday by Thomas Dekker

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Phillip Breen. Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 11 December – 7 March 2015. (0844 800 1110). [P]

‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford

Cheek by Jowl.  Directed by Declan Donnellan.  Arts Theatre, Cambridge, 13 – 17 May (01223 503 333); Nuffield Theatre, Southampton, 27 – 31 May (023 8067 1771). [P]

A Trick to Catch the Old One by Thomas Middleton

Mercurius.  Directed by Jenny Eastop.  Rose Theatre, London, 6 – 24 May (020 7261 9565). [P]

The Witch of Edmonton by Thomas Dekker.

Royal Shakespeare Company.  Directed by Gregory Doran. Swan Theatre, 23 October – 29 November (0844 800 1110). [P]

The White Devil by John Webster.

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Maria Aberg. Swan Theatre, 30 July – 4 October. (0844 800 1110). [P]

Data compiled by Kelley Costigan and Jami Rogers.


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