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Read Not Dead: On The Road at Gray’s Inn

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Sun 20 Oct, 3pm

About The Dutch Lady

Recently rediscovered in Boston, Massachusetts, this Restoration comedy tells of the trials and triumphs of the eponymous ‘Dutch Lady’ in and around Gray’s Inn as she negotiates the 17th-century marriage market. Performed by a cast of professional actors and lawyers. Supported by Abilene Christian University, USA. Instinctive, adrenaline-filled and inventive, the Read Not Dead ground rules are simple. Actors rehearse the play on a Sunday morning and present it, script-in-hand, to an audience later that afternoon. The Read Not Dead series is dedicated to reviving plays from the early modern period. Our annual reading in Gray’s Inn Hall – venue for the first recorded performance of The Comedy of Errors– brings together Globe actors and leading lawyers in one of the most beautiful Shakespeare venues in the country.