Genesisus, patron saint of Actors, Comedians, clowns, dancers, theatrical performers, attorneys, barristers, lawyers, printers, stenographers

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available as a plaque, poster and spirit stone and pendant.

According to legend, Genesius (or Gelasinus or Gelasius), was the leader of a theatrical troupe in Rome around 300 AD. When he heard that the infamous Emperor Diocletian was coming to visit the city, he decided to produce a play that would please him by parodying the Christian faith Diocletian so detested...

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Theatre History .com a good place to start...

Annotated & Illustrated Collection of Worldwide Links
to Mythologies, Fairy Tales & Folklore,
Sacred Arts & Sacred Traditions

Hanly's Medieval Drama Page by Prof. Michael Hanly "For the use of my medieval students and of any others who stumble upon it"

Broadview Press Drama designed to provide background materials for use in conjunction with a variety of Broadview anthologies and editions; many good links

Skenotheke: Images of the Ancient Stage links to images of the ancient stage available on various sites
Ancient theatre pictures from Greece

Virtual Library of Theatre and Drama "Here it's always World Theatre Day!"

Superstitions surrounding actors and actresses Apparently theatre actors were some of the most superstitious people of all time....


The Play's the Thing unique site about Shakespearean plays

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Guild of St. Genesius "chartered guild of the Kingdom of Caid" focusing on all aspects of Medieval and Renaissance theatre.

Saints & Angels Catholic online source and Catholic Forum

St. Genesius Actors Guild is an association of actors and associates promoting the practice and appreciation of theatrical arts as defined by the magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.
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