Audition Notice: The Dutch Courtesan

We are seeking diverse actors for a production of The Dutch Courtesan by John Marston Produced by Poculi Ludique Societas and Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto Non-Union, Paid Honorarium Performance Dates: March 22-24 (preview March 19) Rehearsals: Through January, February, March, mostly evenings and weekends Audition dates/times (by … Continue reading Audition Notice: The Dutch Courtesan

EXTENDED Call for Papers: Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan

Conference: Strangers and Aliens in London and Toronto: Sex, Religion, and Xenophobia in Marston's The Dutch Courtesan Dates: 22-24 March 2019 Length of abstract: 250 words Place: University of Toronto Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies Final date for submitting abstracts: 31 January 2019 Please e-mail submissions to Helen Ostovich at Date of … Continue reading EXTENDED Call for Papers: Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan

Dame Sirith Photos

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Dame Sirith, which opened today at the New Chaucer Society banquet! Public performances--with Pneuma Ensemble's "The Nun's Priest's Tale"--are next weekend. Have a look at photos from the dress rehearsal below. (The performances will be at Majlis Garden, a different venue that is outdoors.) //

Poculi Ludique Societas and Pneuma Ensemble Present Two Medieval Fabliaux Dame Sirith  –  Poculi Ludique Societas Fabliaux are short comic verse tales popular in France in the 12th and 13th centuries. Dame Sirith is the earliest known fabliau in English, and the only one not written by Chaucer. Dame Sirith tells the story of a love-lorn clerk, … Continue reading

Upcoming: Dame Sirith

Please note: the performance date for Dame Sirith at the New Chaucer Society banquet has changed to July 14. It will take place at Metro Library Epic Hall. Public performances will take place July 20-22 at Majlis Art Garden. Show times will be announced shortly.

Audition Call: Dame Sirith

NON-UNION; PAYING Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS) presents Dame Sirith A short medieval Interlude Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS), Toronto’s renowned medieval and renaissance players, is a non-profit, non-Equity theatre company affiliated with the University of Toronto, dedicated to the production of early plays for research and entertainment. Performance dates: New Chaucer Society banquet: July 13 2018 … Continue reading Audition Call: Dame Sirith

Dress rehearsal photos

Second Shepherds' Play opens tonight! Here is a slide show of photos from the dress rehearsal. Hover the mouse over the picture and click on the arrows for the next or previous photo, and click on the photo to view it in a larger size. //