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Guest Blog: The Coopers’ Play – The Fall of Man

Guest Blog: The Coopers’ Play – The Fall of Man – Guest Blog from Sajan Devshi from Learndojo

 

What’s this play about?

 

The fall of man is the fifth play by the Coopers and looks to explain why sin and misery exists in today’s world. The play tells the story of Adam and Eve, the first humans to be on this world, and our ancestors, and their fall from God’s grace and expulsion from the garden of Eden through Satan’s influence. The story also lays the foundations for man’s salvation through his son Jesus Christ.

 

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York Mystery Plays Public Lecture Series

Our public lectures give the medieval context to the York Mystery Plays. Aimed at the general public, our academics will explore the sounds, crafts, audiences and makers of the Mysteries.     “The Soundscapes of the York Mystery Plays” Mariana Lopez (University of York) 7pm, Wednesday 18th July K/133, King’s Manor The ‘sound’ of the…

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York Mystery Plays 2018 – Ticketing FAQ’s

On what dates will the Plays be performed? This year the York Mystery Plays are being performed on two consecutive Sundays, Sunday 9th September and Sunday 16th September and there will also be an evening performance on Wednesday 12th September.   Will all the Plays be performed at every location? On 9th and 16th September…

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*** CALL FOR DIRECTOR ***

YORK MYSTERY PLAYS 2018- THE TEMPTATION OF CHRIST The Guild of Waifs and Strays are looking for a director for their production of The Temptation of Christ. This is a short play (c. 20 minutes) for four characters, taken from the historic York Mystery Plays cycle. We are looking for a keen director to cast…

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Who’s behind the York Mystery Plays?

This month we look at the people who make the York Mystery Plays happen. Outside of the core team of Pageant Master, Project Administrator and Chair of the Trust, there are hundreds of individuals from across York and further afield who direct, perform, create and otherwise make the plays happen!