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Vulgar Comedy and the Church (Part 3 – the Corpus Christi and the forming of comedy companies)

Tweet One example of how the theatre was used by the church was in the nativity scene. The first one was shown in 1223 by Francisco of Assisi. From the first puppets where used but soon the roles were played … Read the rest of this entry

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Vulgar Comedy and its origins in Scandinavia (Part 1)

Tweet In Scandinavia we didn’t really have court or official theatre until Christianity was introduced, not even in its early, crude form. In order to prove that, I lean on research about early, international theatre and on theatre in a … Read the rest of this entry

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