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Passion play : staging York's The conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiphas (2016)
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Crispin, P. (2016). Passion play : staging York's The conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiphas. In Staging scripture, 279-308. Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004313958

In March 2013, I directed two Passion Pageants from the York Mysteries – The Conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiaphas (hereafter Conspiracy and Annas and Caiaphas). Each of them is both sacred and profane, devotional and political, providing a... Read More

A tempest : based on Shakespeare's The tempest ; adaptation for a black theatre / Aimé Césaire ; translated from the French by Philip Crispin (2002)
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(2002). A tempest : based on Shakespeare's The tempest ; adaptation for a black theatre / Aimé Césaire ; translated from the French by Philip Crispin

A witty and fiercely anti-colonialist revision of Shakespeare's island fling, Césaire turns it into a brilliant assertion of black identity. Prospero is an exiled tyrant, while Caliban becomes a mutinous figure who has clear affinities with Ma... Read More