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Current and Forthcoming Renaissance Drama Productions in the UK

 September 2015 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.
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indicates that the information has been changed or expanded this month.

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

The Devil is an Ass by Ben Jonson

Directed by Jenny Eastop. The Rose Playhouse, London, 3 – 28 November (020 7261 9565) www.rosetheatre.org.uk/events/the-devil-is-an-ass-2015-11-03/ [P]

The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster

New
Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, 30 October – 14 November (0115 941 9419) www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/ (Part of the Conspiracy Season) [P]

The Fancies Chaste and Noble by John Ford

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. 6 September (020 7401 9919). [Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead season]. www.shakespearesglobe.com. [P]

Faustaff by Diego Sosa.

Cockpit Theatre, London. 17 November – 6 December (020 7258 2925). A play inspired by the Faustian myth, set in the modern world and seen through feminine eyes. The title of the play, however, comes from a mixture between Marlowe's and Goethe's Dr. Faustus and Shakespeare's Falstaff, the mischievous character from Henry IV saga and The Merry Wives of Windsor. http://thecockpit.org.uk/ [P]

The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe.

Royal Shakespeare Company. Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 18 March - 8 September. (0870 6091110) www.rsc.org.uk [P]

The Lady’s Trial by John Ford

Edward’s Boys. Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, 26 – 27 September. Tickets for Oxford and Stratford: www.ticketsource.co.uk/kes. www.edwardsboys.org. [A]

Volpone by Ben Jonson

Royal Shakespeare Company. Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by Trevor Nunn. 3 July – 12 September. (0870 6091110) www.rsc.org.uk [P]

Scena Mundi Theatre Company. Directed by Cecilia Dorland. 29 September – 17 October (0333 666 3366) www.brockleyjack.co.uk  [P]

 


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