Folk Play Links - Canada

Compiled by C. Little

Groups listed may be folk club, morris dance or amateur drama groups, as well as traditional performers. Publications listed may be cited, extracted or summarised publications, as well as full text.


001 * The Mummers and the Paupers [by Andrea & Dave Spalding, in Canadian Folk Music Bulletin, Vol.28 No.3, Sep. 1994, pp.21-23 - Account of reviving English plays in Canada, performing East Harptree text]

British Columbia

002 * Black Sheep Morris Dancers [photo]
003 * Vancouver Folk Players [with Vancouver Morris Men]
004 * Vancouver Morris Men [perform Bassingham text; photos; programme]


005 * Cuckoo's Nest Folk Club [Annual mummers play]
006 * First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto [Usually mummers play for a special service in Winter]
007 * Flying Cloud Folk Club [Annual mummers play]
008 * Friends of Fiddler's Green [Sometime performers of mummers play - See:]
009 * Mummers & Pagans & Wrens - Oh My! [by Christopher Simpson, in Toronto Irish News, ? 1997]
010 * Poculi Ludique Societas [List with 1965, 1976 & 1978 performances]
011 * Shadowland Theatre [List with 2002 performance and photo]
012 * Wassail!

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