We’re delighted to invite you to the online launch of our 2022 annual volume on Saturday 25 February at 2pm GMT! The Malone Society and Reading Early Plays will be hosting an online reading of William Percy’s The Aphrodysial to mark the launch of Maria Shmygol‘s new edition of the play. At the undersea court of King … Read more
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 more
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 more
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 more
We’re holding a symposium! Reverend Productions and The Malone Society present: King Leir A staged reading and symposium Saturday 16 May, 10:30am-6:30pm The Chapel, Somerville College, Woodstock Road, Oxford The staged reading will commence at 11am. Speakers in the afternoon symposium will include Professor Tiffany Stern, Professor Katherine Duncan-Jones and Professor Sir Brian Vickers. Please see below for … Read more
This guest post comes from Dr Eoin Price, who recently gained his PhD from The Shakespeare Institute, where he currently works. He is preparing a book about the meaning of the terms ‘public’ and ‘private’ in Renaissance theatrical discourse and has work forthcoming in Literature Compass and The Map of Early Modern London [http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/]. His reviews of … Read more
We are delighted to announce that registration for the Malone Society’s symposium and staged reading of The Fair Maid of the Exchange is now open! See the poster below for full details and how to register. We look forward to seeing you there!
Jointly with the English Faculty of Oxford, the Society is once again sponsoring a staged (and costumed) play-reading and mini-conference. This will take place in the splendidly re-furbished MBI Al Jaber auditorium in Corpus Christi, Oxford, which some members of the Society will remember as the Old Music Room, on Saturday 22nd September 2012. The … Read more