Crash Course Theater

Get Outside and Have a (Mystery) Play

Episode 10 | 11m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Not long after drama reappeared in the unlikely home of European churches, the church decided again it didn't like theater. And so, the budding dramatic scene was kicked out into the harsh elements of the outdoors. Today we'll learn about mystery plays, cycle plays, pageant wagons, and how medieval European theater moved from being a religious phenomenon to a secular one.

Aired: 09/17/18

Rating: NR

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