Jesuit Drama

Jesuit drama was a form of theatre practised in the colleges of the Society of Jesus between the 16th and 18th centuries, as a way of instructing students in rhetoric, assimilating Christian values and imparting Catholic doctrine.

aeiou Worthwhile article on Jesuit religious dramas.

Fairfield University Excellent historical account of Jesuit Drama with a comprehensive discussion about its nature and purpose.

MEK Excellent illustration of stage scenery for an early 18th-century Jesuit School Drama.

Timothy S Valentine Comprehensive academic account of Jesuit Drama in the 16th–19th centuries (archived).

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