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The Christmas Revels - An Elizabethan Celebration of the Christmas Revels

 
 
Shakespeare's clown, Morris dancing, the Mechanicals, The Lord Chamberlain, Elizabeth I and 16th-century country life will be the background to our 2008 Christmas Revels. We begin just outside Norwich as Will Kempe, a member of Shakespeare's 'Chamberlain's Men' and known for his roles as the fool or clown, arrives, having completed a wager to dance a Morris dance from London. Queen Elizabeth, on tour through the provinces, intends to stop at Norwich to enjoy a rural celebration of the winter solstice. The refined Will Kempe plans a courtly production but his cast of rustic mummers gives it a farcical spin instead. How will Good Queen Bess react? These events are set against a background of courtly dances, madrigals, renaissance music and song that celebrate life in Elizabethan England.
 
 Six Performances:
 
 
Saturday
December 13, 2008
2:30 p.m.
Saturday
December 13, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Sunday
December 14, 2008 
6:30 p.m.
Saturday
December 20, 2008
2:30 p.m.
Saturday
December 20, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Sunday
December 21, 2008
2:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Section
Seats
Adult Price
Children's Price
ORCHESTRA
ROWSA–M
$30.00
$15.00
MEZZANINE
ROWS N–R
$22.00
$15.00
BALCONY
ROWS S–Z
$22.00
$15.00
Speaker

Organizer The Houston Revels

When?

Sat, Dec. 13, 2008
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Where?

Lowe Theatre at the Virginia Stuller Tatham Fine Arts Centre at St. John's School
2707 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77019
USA