Upcoming Events

R/18: Re-Activating the Repertoire  - A Performance Research Workshop 

Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:30 to 5:00 


This workshop will guide participants through the process of developing theatrical productions out of their research interests in early modern theatrical repertoire.

Find out more at the Newberry events page.

   Newberry Workshop 2021                        

   Oxford Workshop 2022                            

Performance Workshop on Hannah Cowley's Who’s the Dupe? (1779)

St. Hugh's College, Oxford

Spring 2022​

Student performers will work with a professional director on Hannah Cowley’s play to consider the challenges of performing eighteenth-century farce. The day will end with a a script-in-hand performance of select scenes before an audience, followed by a Q&A session.

More information will be available from Oxford closer to the event.

   Inchbald Conference 2022                       

Inchbald at 200: a Conference Celebrating the Life and Work of Elizabeth Inchbald 

St. Hugh's College, Oxford

Summer 2022 

2021 marks the bicentenary of the death of actress, playwright, novelist, and editor, Elizabeth Inchbald, whose plays are among the most popular of the final decades of the 18th century. This two-day conference will consider Inchbald’s work and legacy, both of which remain profoundly undervalued and understudied, and will include a professional, script-in-hand performance of Inchbald’s farce, Animal Magnetism (1788).

More information will be available from Oxford closer to the event.

R/18: Re-Activating the Repertoire  - A Two-Day Symposium for Researchers, Practitioners, and Producers 

Fall 2022

This symposium will bring together theatre historians, musicologists, and members of the performance studies community with actors, designers, musicians, artistic directors, and producers to discuss the import and viability of works from the Restoration, eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries.

More information will be available from the Newberry closer to the event.

   Newberry Symposium 2022                     

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