The Malone Society is proud to host its 2019 conference at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday 6 July. This year we focus on Philip Massinger’s powerful creation, The Roman Actor. The play, which premiered in 1626, is one of Massinger’s crucial achievements as a dramatist, a piece full of dark humour and metatheatrical … Read more2019 Conference: The Roman Actor
This is the first of a series of guest blogs focusing on plays from our back catalogue. George a Greene, which appears to have been first performed by Sussex’s Men around 1587-92, was published by the Society in 1911, in a type facsimile of the 1599 quarto edition prepared by F. W. Clarke. It is … Read morePlays in Focus: George a Greene
In 2025, the Malone Society plans to mark the four hundredth anniversary of the death of John Fletcher by publishing an edition of the surviving manuscript of one of his plays. Two important manuscripts are as yet unpublished, The Elder Brother (British Library Egerton MS 1994, ff. 2r-29r) and Beggars’ Bush (Folger Shakespeare Library, MS J.b.5), and … Read moreCall for Editions: Fletcher400
The Playhouse Lab, the Oxford Marston, and The Malone Society present John Marston’s Antonio’s Revenge: a one-day conference Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds Saturday, 7 July 2018 This one-day conference will focus on Marston’s riveting revenge tragedy, an unfairly neglected jewel of late Elizabethan drama which resonates with Shakespeare’s Hamlet and other classic revenge tragedies of the … Read moreAntonio’s Revenge: A One-Day Conference
This is a guest blog-post by Professor C.E. McGee, who was the recipient of the Colin Baldwin Fellowship for 2017 for his work on the Records of Early English Drama (REED). The Emerging Picture of Performances in the Clifford Household Thanks to a grant from the Malone Society, I had the opportunity to spend several … Read morePerformances in the Clifford Household
The deadline for submitting an application to our Fellowships and Research Grants has been updated to 31 October 2017. Detailed criteria and application forms can be found here; for details of previous awards please click here.
This is a guest blog-post by Dr Daniel Smith of King’s College London, who was the recipient of a Malone Society Research Grant in 2016. Staging The Masque of Queens As part of a conference in Oxford dedicated to the pre-eminent non-royal woman patron and masque-dancer of early Stuart England, Lucy Harington Russell (1580–1627), … Read moreThe Masque of Queens
This is a guest post by Fran Hughes and Ben Martineau, directors of a performance of the academic play Blame Not Our Author at the University of Cambridge in January 2017. The Society would like to thank Fran and Ben for writing for us, and for bringing our edition to life in performance. A Cambridge … Read moreBlame Not Our Author
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Production Manager, Colin Baldwin, who died in his sleep on October 19th, after a short illness. There can be no doubt that the esteem in which the Society’s publications continue to be held is due, in large measure, to the care and accuracy with … Read moreColin Baldwin
For the more honour of our English men, I will that this be for euer cald the battell of Agincourt. Sunday 25th October 2015 marks six centuries since the battle of Agincourt. To commemorate this, the Malone Society are offering our unique edition of The Famous Victories of Henry the Fifth at a special discount of £10 for … Read moreFlash Sale!