The Dutch Courtesan

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About the Dutch Courtesan Project


In June 2013 John Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan will be staged at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television at the University of York. This is the latest in a continuing series of productions of plays from the early modern repertoire there. This website has been created, both to track the Marston production as it [read more…]

Michael Cordner at the Royal Shakespeare Company


In March Michael Cordner conducted a workshop with the cast of the 2013 Royal Shakespeare Company production of A Mad World, My Masters,  which opens on 6th June. He has subsequently written an article in the programme for the show. Michael himself directed A Mad World, My Masters at York in 2011, about which he has [read more…]



The Dutch Courtesan site was launched on 15 March 2013 with an initial collection of position papers and resources prompted by John Marston’s play. The website will continue to be developed over the next few months, with new content being added at regular intervals. The site is designed to inspire an energetic conversation about the [read more…]

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