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Current and Forthcoming Renaissance Drama Productions in the UK

 July 2016 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.
Updated
indicates that the information has been changed or expanded this month.

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

The Alchemist by Ben Jonson

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Polly Findlay. Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 26 May – 6 August (0870 6091110); Barbican Centre, London, 2 September – 1 October (0845 120 7550) www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/the-alchemist/ [P]

The Chances by John Fletcher

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 August (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

Comus – A Masque in Honour of Chastity by John Milton

New
Directed by Lucy Bailey. Shakespeare’s Globe, London, 26 October – 19 November (020 7401 9919) www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

The Coxcomb by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Venue tbc, 13 November (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Maria Aberg. Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 4 February – 4 August (0870 6091110); Barbican Centre, London, 7 September – 1 October (0845 120 7550)  www.rsc.org.uk/whats-on/doctor-faustus/ [P]

Every Man Out of His Humour  by Ben Jonson

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 17 July (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

The Revenger’s Tragedy by Thomas Middleton

New
Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company. Playhouse, Nottingham, 28 October – 12 November (0115 941 9419) www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk/whats-on/drama/the-revengers-tragedy/ [P]

The Scornful Lady by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Gray’s Inn, 23 October (020 7401 9919). Staged reading directed by James Wallace. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

Sejanus, His Fall by Ben Jonson

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 18 September (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

 ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford

Lazarus Theatre Company. Directed by Ricky Dukes. Tristan Bates Theatre (TBT), London, 23 August – 10 September (020 7240 6283) http://tristanbatestheatre.co.uk [P]

The White Devil by John Webster

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Sackler Studios, 4 December (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London, 26 January – 16 April 2017 (020 7401 9919). www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

The Thomas Dekker Marathon 2016

Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, 13 June – 1 July. Reading of all of Thomas Dekker’s plays. www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/shakespeare/events/index.aspx?EventsListingAll_List_GoToPage=2

 


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