Tag: Shirley

  • Honoria and Mammon (The Owle Schreame) @ St. Giles-in-the-Fields Church

    Honoria and Mammon (The Owle Schreame) @ St. Giles-in-the-Fields Church

    James Shirley’s Honoria and Mammon appears never to have been performed in the three hundred and fifty years since it was printed during the Interregnum, and its world premiere in the church where Shirley is buried, as part of The Owle Schreame’s ‘Cannibal Valour‘ season, was therefore doubly significant. Playing it uncut, Shirley’s emblematic moral comedy proved […]