Lecture: Tiffany Stern on Tragic Performance in the time of Marlowe and Shakespeare - staging, walking and speaking

Join us for a fascinating talk from one of our most accomplished scholars of the period.

Tiffany Stern is Professor of Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama at The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham; she was previously Professor of Early Modern Drama at the University of Oxford. She specialises in Shakespeare, theatre history from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, book history and editing. Her monographs are Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan (2000), Making Shakespeare (2004), Shakespeare in Parts (with Simon Palfrey, 2007) and Documents of Performance in Early Modern England (2009). She has edited two collections of essays, Rethinking Shakespeare’s Theatrical Documents (2019, forthcoming), and, with Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare’s Theatres and the Effects of Performance (2013), and produced scholarly editions of the anonymous King Leir (2001), Sheridan’s The Rivals (2004), Farquhar’s Recruiting Officer(2010), and Brome’s Jovial Crew (2014). Author of over sixty chapters and articles on sixteenth to eighteenth century dramatic literature, and regular advisor to UK and US theatre companies interested in original performance, Tiffany is a general editor of two play series: New Mermaids play and Arden Shakespeare 4. 

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The Rose is an indoor archaeological site; it is advisable to dress warmly because there is no heating. There are no toilets, so please use those at Shakespeare’s Globe, which is 200 metres away.

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