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Pre-Elizabethan Drama: Morality Plays

Previously, I did a piece on Liturgical Drama. Today I would like to look at Moralities. As compared to the Miracle or Liturgical dramas, the morality play was one where the playwright had to come up with an original story line, which many consider to be a major step forward in the history of drama. 649 more words

British History

Puck Off

It’s a testament to how much my wife likes me that she actively does stuff like scanning upcoming and recent theatre shows in the area for special offers, flash sales and other deals. 1,329 more words


Noël Coward

Noël Coward


Nöel Coward was born on 16th December 1899 and was raised as a working class boy in the London suburb of Teddington. His father was an unsuccessful piano salesman with little personal ambition, often resulting in poor family finances. 558 more words


Joe Orton

Joe Orton

John Kingsley “Joe” Orton was born on 1st January 1933 – 9 August 1967) was an English playwright and author. His public career was short but prolific, lasting from 1964 until his death three years later. 1,174 more words


Harold Pinter


Harold Pinter was born on the  10 October 1930 in Hackney, East London, where he was raised and educated at Hackney Downs School. He was a sprinter and a keen cricket player, acting in school plays and writing poetry. 835 more words


Monica Palacios

Name: Monica Palacios

Hometown: San Jose, CA

Current Town: Venice Beach, CA

Affiliations: I’m an independent artist floating in the universe.

Q: How do you self-identify? 496 more words