Past Folk Play Performances - Massachusetts

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Massachusetts, USA

Date Group Time Venue Contact
07 Dec 01
That Long Tall Sword 21:30 Greenfield, Greenfield Contra Dance
[Play and Sword dance]
Steve Howe
21 Dec 01
That Long Tall Sword 18:30 Concord, Musketaquid Winter Solstice
[Abbots, Play and Sword dance]
Steve Howe
23 Dec 01
That Long Tall Sword 21:30 Amherst, Unitarian Universalist Church
[Abbots, Play and Sword dance]
Steve Howe
29 Dec 01
That Long Tall Sword 19:00 Northfield, Private Hogmanay party
[Play and Sword dance]
Steve Howe
05 Jan 02
That Long Tall Sword 19:00 South Amherst, First Saturday English Country Dance, Munson Library
[Abbots, Play and Sword dance?]
Steve Howe
19 Jan 02
That Long Tall Sword - Amherst area tour
[Abbots, Play and Sword with Greenwich Men of New York, NY]
Steve Howe
02 Feb 02
That Long Tall Sword 20:30 Northampton, Stag King's Masque Imbolc Ball
[Abbots, Play and Sword dance]
Steve Howe
06 Dec 02
Welcome Yule 20:00 South Deerfield
[A Midwinter Celebration - including mummers' play]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
07 Dec 02
Welcome Yule 20:00 South Deerfield
[A Midwinter Celebration - including mummers' play]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
08 Dec 02
Nowell Sing We Clear 15:00 Babson Park, Babson College
[We perform the Kentucky Mummers Play.]
Tony Barrand
802-254-8684
08 Dec 02 Welcome Yule 14:00 South Deerfield
[A Midwinter Celebration - including mummers' play]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
13 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
14 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
15 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 17:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
19 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
20 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
21 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
21 Dec 02 That Long Tall Sword - Northampton, Historic Northampton Steve Howe
413-586-7602
22 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 17:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
23 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
26 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
27 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
28 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
- - 20:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
29 Dec 02
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[The Christmas Revels include a Mummers' play & Morris dancing.]
Sue Ladr
617-972-8300 x32
25 Jan 03
That Long Tall Sword - Amherst
[Local Tour]
Steve Howe
413-586-7602
31 Oct 03
Paper Bag Mummers - Somerville
[Hallowe'en Somerville Soulcaking with RTFM Antimorris. This year based on the play from Comberbach, Cheshire, England]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
19 Nov 03
That Long Tall Sword 19:00 Hadley, First Congregational Church Steve Howe
413-586-7602
22 Nov 03
That Long Tall Sword - Northampton Steve Howe
413-586-7602
12 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 20:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
12 Dec 03 That Long Tall Sword 21:45 Greenfield, Greenfield Contra Dance Steve Howe
413-586-7602
12 Dec 03 Welcome Yule 19:30 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional School
[This is a mixture of seasonal songs, dancing of various kinds (morris and Abbotts Bromley included), stories, and a Mummers Play. We have a cast of about 50 people, fully costumed and with a stage set. The mummers play is written by a cast member and centers on the turning of the seasons with traditional characters.]
Jinny Mason
413-665-3206
13 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 17:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
13 Dec 03 Welcome Yule 19:30 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional School
[This is a mixture of seasonal songs, dancing of various kinds (morris and Abbotts Bromley included), stories, and a Mummers Play. We have a cast of about 50 people, fully costumed and with a stage set. The mummers play is written by a cast member and centers on the turning of the seasons with traditional characters.]
Jinny Mason
413-665-3206
14 Dec 03
Welcome Yule 19:30 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional School
[This is a mixture of seasonal songs, dancing of various kinds (morris and Abbotts Bromley included), stories, and a Mummers Play. We have a cast of about 50 people, fully costumed and with a stage set. The mummers play is written by a cast member and centers on the turning of the seasons with traditional characters.]
Jinny Mason
413-665-3206
18 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
19 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 20:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
20 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 20:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
21 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 17:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
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21 Dec 03 That Long Tall Sword 16:00 Amherst, Amherst UU Solstice Performance Steve Howe
413-586-7602
22 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
23 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
26 Dec 03
Revels Inc. 20:00 Cambridge, Christmas Revels at Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[There are 6 more performances of The Christmas Revels (Dec. 27-30). See www.revels.org for dates and times. Galoshins, a Scottish guisers' play, will be a part of our Christmas Revels production this year. The version by Paddy Swanson, Revels artistic director, is closely based on the Cumnock and Peebles Galoshins plays.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
04 Jan 04
Paper Bag Mummers - Canton, Irish Cultural Centre
[12th Night Ceilidh and Seisiun]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
24 Jan 04
That Long Tall Sword 21:00 Northampton, Stag King Ball Steve Howe
413-586-7602
20 Mar 04
Paper Bag Mummers - Cambridge, First Parish UU
[Spring Sing for the Vernal Equinox]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
30 Oct 04
Paper Bag Mummers 14:00 Cambridge, First Parish UU
[Samhain Revel. The Paper Bag Mummers are an impromptu improvisational troupe that meet only to perform, never to rehearse! Our Hallowe'en street tour was such a success last year we have added a Saturday performance at a local church. Hallowe'en is THE time for street mumming in the US--audiences completely "get" the foolery and send us to trick-or-treat their neighbors!]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
31 Oct 04
Paper Bag Mummers - Somerville, Somerville Growing Center
[Antimorris at Somerville Growing Center. The Paper Bag Mummers are an impromptu improvisational troupe that meet only to perform, never to rehearse! Our Hallowe'en street tour was such a success last year we have added a Saturday performance at a local church. Hallowe'en is THE time for street mumming in the US--audiences completely "get" the foolery and send us to trick-or-treat their neighbors!]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
- - 18:00 Somerville, Oxford Street
[2nd Annual Oxford Street Souling.]
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10 Dec 04
Welcome Yule 19:30 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional Scool, 113 N. Main Street
[A fight between the symbols of the old world and the new, the old plays and the new. The main characters die and are revived with the hlep of some Appalachian clogging and Santa Claus.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
11 Dec 04
Welcome Yule 19:30 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional Scool, 113 N. Main Street
[A fight between the symbols of the old world and the new, the old plays and the new. The main characters die and are revived with the hlep of some Appalachian clogging and Santa Claus.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
12 Dec 04
Welcome Yule 14:00 South Deerfield, Frontier Regional Scool, 113 N. Main Street
[A fight between the symbols of the old world and the new, the old plays and the new. The main characters die and are revived with the hlep of some Appalachian clogging and Santa Claus.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
25 Dec 04
Paper Bag Mummers - Arlington
[Lynn's Waldo Wassail]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707
09 Dec 05
Welcome Yule 20:00 Turners Falls, Shea Theater
[A modern play based on the ancient characters of the Oak King and the Holly King in their perpetual round. Robin Hood is also in the play and some other characters too.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
10 Dec 05
Welcome Yule 20:00 Turners Falls, Shea Theater
[A modern play based on the ancient characters of the Oak King and the Holly King in their perpetual round. Robin Hood is also in the play and some other characters too.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
11 Dec 05
Welcome Yule 14:00 Turners Falls, Shea Theater
[A modern play based on the ancient characters of the Oak King and the Holly King in their perpetual round. Robin Hood is also in the play and some other characters too.]
Alan McArdle
413-665-3206
16 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
17 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
18 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 13:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 17:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
21 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
22 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
23 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
26 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
27 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
28 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon Mummers Play. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
29 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
30 Dec 05
Revels Inc. 15:00 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
[Saint George and the Dragon. Part of the 35th annual Christmas Revels, in celebration of the winter solstice.]
Alan Casso
617-972-8300 x22
- - 19:30 Cambridge, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University -
03 Dec 06
Paper Bag Mummers 15:00 Boston, FSSGB Pub Carol Sing, Jamaica Plain
[For details, see http://paperbagmummers.pbwiki.com/FSSGB%20Pub%20Carol%20Sing%202006]
Lynn Noel
978-985-2707

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