Upcoming Performances

Tired of the same ol’ “Romeo & Juliet” love stories?
   
Resurgens Theatre Company
presents

Thomas Middleton and William Rowley’s
The Changeling

  

 Feb. 23, Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
Feb. 25, U. of Southern Mississippi, Long Beach, MS
Feb. 26, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL


Beatrice-Joanna has a dilemma—she’s engaged to one man, desperately enamored with another, and hideously entangled to a third. Is it any wonder that she becomes a “woman dipped in blood”? Resurgens Theatre Company returns to the road this February with Thomas Middleton and William Rowley’s celebrated tale of sudden death and shameless debauchery. Directed by Dr. Brent Griffin, this “original practices” production delves deep within the heart of wickedness to afford lovesick audiences “all [the] sweets that ever darkness tasted.”

AND

For the first time in Atlanta 
   

Resurgens Theatre Company

presents
 

 
Sir Thomas More

April 22, 23, 24 at 7:30 pm, and April 26 at 11 pm

 
Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse
499 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308


Resurgens is honored to present this stirring early modern account of one leader’s defiant stand against mob violence and groupthink in an era of autocratic misrule. Partially penned by Shakespeare, Sir Thomas More offers both a timely and timeless drama of individual courage in the face of mass conformity. The original production was banned from the Elizabethan stage by the Master of the Revels, Edmund Tilney, because of its controversial references to insurrection. Now, after 400 years, Dr. Brent Griffin will revive this neglected classic for the first professional performance of the full play ever on this side of the Atlantic. 
 

Tickets can be purchased at the Tavern box office,
online at www.shakespearetavern.com
,
or by phone at (404) 874-5299



Produced in collaboration with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company 
and the Georgia State University Department of English

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