March 22, 2023: Medieval World Drama Working Group

Our Medieval World Drama Working Group has been meeting monthly during the academic year since 2019. For more information about MWDWG, visit the group's webpage. All friends of PLS are invited to participate in the readings! If you're interested in joining, please RSVP to for Zoom details (online) or to request printed copies of … Continue reading March 22, 2023: Medieval World Drama Working Group

Free Tickets for Mary Magdalene Project

Along with our co-sponsors and the project producers, we're delighted to offer our PLS friends free tickets to this weekend's live Zoom performances of director Jenna McKellips' Mary Magdalene Project.  The Mary Magdalene Project is a modernized version of the Digby play of the same name. The production will take place this weekend with performances … Continue reading Free Tickets for Mary Magdalene Project

Pneuma Ensemble’s ‘Problematic Men’

Welcome to the twelfth century, where everyone is noble, wise and good. Except these guys... Poculi Ludique Societas & Pneuma Ensemble present: Problematic Men Babio, an elegiac comedy Samson dux fortissime, a lai/sequence/planctus   About In this performance Pneuma Ensemble takes the moral high ground and introduces two twelfth century "negative exemplars"—characters who showed audiences … Continue reading Pneuma Ensemble’s ‘Problematic Men’

Announcement: PLS AGM

You—yes, you!—are invited to PLS's Annual General Meeting. We will be discussing our 2018–2019 season and planning for the future. When: Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 2pmWhere: Rm 103, Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen's Park(across from the ROM) See you there! The Dutch Courtesan, March 2019

Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan

Performances from March 21 to 24, 2019with a special RSA performance on March 19Location: Luella Massey Studio TheatreAddress: 4 Glen Morris St The urban landscape of The Dutch Courtesan presents London as a city that prides itself on being multicultural and cosmopolitan while also feeling deeply anxious about the place of ‘strangers’ within its urban landscape. The main plot deals with the … Continue reading Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan

The Dutch Courtesan Rehearsal Workshop & Public Reading

Date: February 23, 2019Workshop: 10:00 am to 5:00 pmReading: 7:00 to 9:00 pm Location: Robert Gill Theatre3rd floor (use St. George St. entrance)214 College St. Free and open for all! Register here. This workshop invites scholars and actors to test out a variety of approaches to The Dutch Courtesan in a collaborative rehearsal process. During the day, … Continue reading The Dutch Courtesan Rehearsal Workshop & Public Reading