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Current and Forthcoming Renaissance Drama Productions in the UK

 November 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.

Comus – A Masque in Honour of Chastity by John Milton

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. Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 13 November (020 7401 9919). Staged reading. Part of the Read not Dead series. www.shakespearesglobe.com [P]

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

Adaptation

Theatrical Niche Company. Directed by Venetia Twigg. The Place, Bedford, 6 October (01234 354321); Richard Whiteley Theatre, Giggleswick, 7 October (01729 893180); Mumford Theatre, Cambridge, 10 October (01223 352 932); Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre, Tumbridge Wells, 14 October (01892 678 678); Arts Theatre, London (West End), 17 – 19 October (020 7836 8463); Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham, 20 Oct (01476 406 158); The Milton Rooms, Malton, 28 October (01653 600 048); Marlowe Studio Theatre, Canterbury, 4 November (01227 787 787); Auden Theatre, Holt, Norfolk, 10 November (01263 713444); Forest Arts Centre, New Milton, 15 November (01425 612 393); Stantonbury Campus Theatre, Milton Keynes, 17 November (01908 324 466). Exquisite puppetry, physical theatre and circus artistry throw petrol over the flames of this hellish tale of pride and the divine battle for one circus leader's soul.  www.theatricalniche.co.uk  [P]

Edward II by Christopher Marlowe

The Marlowe Society. Arts Theatre, Cambridge, 8 – 11 February 2017 (01223 503 333) www.cambridgeartstheatre.com/show.asp [A]

The History of Cardenio by William Shakespeare, John Fletcher and Gary Taylor.

Richmond Shakespeare Society and Cutpurse. Directed by Gerald Baker. Mary Wallace Theatre, Twickenham, 18 – 25 March 2017 (020 8744 0547 10am – 7pm only). www.richmondshakespeare.org.uk [A]

The Revenger’s Tragedy by Thomas Middleton

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

New
LAMDA. The Pleasance Theatre, London, 23 November – 1 December (020 7609 1800). Student production. https://www.lamda.org.uk/whats-on/productions-and-films/autumn-season/the-revengers-tragedy [A]

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]

 


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