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Of God and Jonson: theatre history, new things and non-events

I was fortunate to be able to attend some of the superb Before Shakespeare conference at Roehampton last week. I came away with a range of thoughts and ideas, some of which I hope to pursue in one form or another. Perhaps the thing that struck me most,...
From: Mathew Lyons on 11 Sep 2017

CONFERENCE RESPONSE: Of God and Jonson: writing about new things and non-events by Mathew Lyons

I was fortunate to be able to attend some of the superb Before Shakespeare conference at Roehampton last week. I came away with a range of thoughts and ideas, some of which I hope to pursue in one form or another. Perhaps the thing that struck me most,...
From: Before Shakespeare on 4 Sep 2017

Isaac Hollandus

J. Hollandus,Chymische Schriften, (Vienna: 1773) In early 1603, Glassmaker Antonio Neri traveled from Italy to Flanders, to visit his friend Emmanuel Ximenes. Neri would stay for seven years and in that time he worked on a number...
From: Conciatore on 24 Mar 2017

Jonson in Sheffield: as it happened

Last weekend, Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies hosted a celebration of Ben Jonson and the 400th anniversary of his Workes. With more than a dozen people presenting, this was a full and thought-provoking symposium. Speakers reflected on Jonson’s...
From: SCEMS on 17 Nov 2016

Celebrating Ben Jonson’s First Folio

Ben Jonson As well as being the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, 1616 is also a significant date for anyone interested in the theatre and writing of the period. Between 6 and 25 November 1616 Ben Jonson’s Workes was published, a...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 10 Nov 2016

Performing Jonson – Sejanus

Finally, there was time to begin exploring the performance challenges and demands of Sejanus. The workshops were supported by a Culture and Communications Research Priming award from the University of York. Back: Watch the Volpone workshop....
From: Early Modern Theatre on 11 Oct 2016

Performing Jonson – Every Man In His Humour

In the second workshop, Henry Goodman and Professor Michael Cordner explored the performance challenges and demands of Every Man In His Humour, in which Henry played the role of Kitely in John Caird’s 1986 production with the Royal Shakespeare...
From: Early Modern Theatre on 11 Oct 2016

Performing Jonson – Volpone

In the first workshop,  Henry Goodman and Professor Michael Cordner explored the performance challenges and demands of  Volpone, which Henry played for the Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn’s production at the Swan...
From: Early Modern Theatre on 11 Oct 2016

Performing Jonson for the 21st Century

In July we were joined by Olivier-award winning actor Henry Goodman to begin to explore performing Jonson’s First Folio. Goodman, who has played the titular role in Volpone and Kitely in Every Man in His Humour, worked with Mike Cordner on speeches...
From: Early Modern Theatre on 12 Sep 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Cultural Influence of Lucy Harington Russell, Countess of Bedford

“Life of the Muses’ day, their morning star!” The Cultural Influence of Lucy Harington Russell, Countess of Bedford 11–12 August 2016, Lincoln College, OxfordPaper proposals are invited for a conference dedicated to the cultural...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 11 Aug 2016

How to Know a Good Play From a Bad

How do we know if a play is good? As I’ve said in previous blog posts, I think a narrow focus on a small number of plays or authors closes off encounters with the startling variety of the English Renaissance dramatic corpus, but even I must admit...
From: asidenotes on 10 Aug 2016

The Alchemist (Ben Jonson; dir. Polly Findlay) RSC/Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon, August 2015

This will be short. You walk into the Swan. It might as well be the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. There’s smoke in the air and lots of candles, and soon a bunch of people in Jacobean outfits will enter; there’s also a table laden with nicely antiqued...
From: dispositio on 2 Aug 2016

Pericles Theatre Review in the Ben Jonson Journal

My review of Pericles at the Sam Wanamaker playhouse (at Shakespeare’s Globe) has been published in the latest issue of the Ben Jonson Journal. This journal is published by Edinburgh University Press. Link to the Ben Jonson Journal. If you don’t...
From: Dr Johann Gregory on 4 May 2016

Recap @ NU: “In the Shadow of Shakespeare: 400 Years”

This post offers a recap of “In the Shadow of Shakespeare: 400 Years,” a single-evening exhibit and program on non-Shakespearean anniversaries held on April 7, 2016 at Northwestern University, and coordinated by the NU Early Modern Colloquium....
From: Vade Mecum on 14 Apr 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: 'Dare to Tell': Silence and Saying in Ben Jonson

1st – 3rd April 2016, School of English, University of St AndrewsA conference in the 400th anniversary year of the publication of Jonson’s 1616 first Folio of Works.Confirmed keynote speakers:Professor Martin Butler (University of Leeds)Professor...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 1 Apr 2016

Isaac Hollandus

J. Hollandus,Chymische Schriften, (Vienna: 1773) In early 1603, Glassmaker Antonio Neri traveled from Italy to Flanders, to visit his friend Emmanuel Ximenes. Neri would stay for seven years and in that time he worked on a number...
From: Conciatore on 30 Mar 2016

A Busy Start to the Year in the Reading Room

2016 has already been a very busy time in the Reading Room as we have welcomed many new readers as well as our regulars, a new portrait to watch over the room and we have completed our first talk of the year. We have had a few standing-room-only situations...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 4 Mar 2016

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