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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.) //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
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
You’re invited to PLS’s AGM on May 4
The Annual General Meeting of Poculi Ludique Societas will be held on Friday, May 4, 1-3pm, in Room 103 of the Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen’s Park at the corner of Bloor and Avenue Rd. Come and hear what we’ve been up to, and what we’re planning for next year! Refreshments will be provided, and … Continue reading You’re invited to PLS’s AGM on May 4
Second Shepherds’ Play performances are this weekend!
It's nearly here! The Second Shepherds' Play runs this Friday (8pm), Saturday (8pm) and Sunday (2pm). Tickets will be available for cash at the door of the Luella Massey Studio Theatre (4 Glen Morris St) or can be reserved in advance. More information is available further down this page or on the Facebook event. See … Continue reading Second Shepherds’ Play performances are this weekend!
Second Shepherds’ Play poster
Rehearsals and preparations continue for Second Sheps! Here's our lovely poster.
Auditions for the Second Shepherds’ Play
Male (or any gender playing male) actors are still needed for the roles of Shepherds and Mak the sheep thief. Auditions by appointment only November 2 to November 7, 2017 (or until the roles are filled). Please email your resume and photo as soon as possible to email@example.com (with subject line: Auditions) to book your … Continue reading Auditions for the Second Shepherds’ Play