Tag: Chapman

  • Bussy D’Ambois (The Owle Schreame) @ St. Giles-in-the-Fields Church

    Bussy D’Ambois (The Owle Schreame) @ St. Giles-in-the-Fields Church

    The Owle Schreame ‘Cannibal Valour’ residency at St Giles-in-the-Fields Church in London is one of the most exciting events in early modern performance this year. Beginning with a rare outing for George Chapman’s Bussy D’Ambois, the company are going on to give (presumably) world premieres of Thomas Nabbes’s The Unfortunate Mother and James Shirley’s Honoria and Mammon. Bussy launches proceedings and, based […]

  • The Memorable Masque @ The Shakespeare Institute

    The annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference pleasingly put performance at the centre of this year’s plenary events. As well as a taster by the Institute’s performance research group for their upcoming Macbeth, we were treated to a staged reading of George Chapman’s The Memorable Masque of the Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn, first performed to celebrate the wedding of […]

  • Alphonsus, Emperor of Germany (Read not Dead) @ Shakespeare’s Globe

    I’ve never, to my everlasting shame, been to a Read Not Dead reading at the Globe, which is something of a travesty for someone with such an interest in overlooked and rarely-performed early modern drama. To be fair, they’re at 3pm on a Sunday and – as was borne out today – it’s a pain to get […]