Mark C. Pilkinton

Mark Pilkinton in Washington Hall, 2004

Photo by Matt Cashore
Mark Pilkinton
Mark C. Pilkinton, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Department of Film, Television, & Theatre
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 904-3099 (cell)

B.S., University of Memphis, 1969; M.A., University of Virginia, 1971; Ph.D., University of Bristol (England), 1975

Carole Pilkinton

Marie B. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Records of Early English Drama: Bristol


"Performance, Religion, and Shakespeare: Staging Ideology at Notre Dame"
Shakespeare on the University Stage

Cambridge University Press, 2014

Mark Pilkinton


Washington Hall at Notre Dame: Crossroads of the University, 1864-2004

University of Notre Dame Press, 2011

Mark Pilkinton

Bristol: Records of Early English Drama

University of Toronto Press, 1997

Mark Pilkinton


“The Effect of the Reformation on the Antagonists in English Drama,” The Journal of Religion and Theatre, 6:1 (Summer 2007), 48-55.

“The Easter Sepulcher at St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, 1470,” in The Dramatic Tradition of the Middle Ages, ed. Clifford Davidson (New York: AMS Press, 2005), 25-27.

"From Picture to Word to Picture in Tudor and Stuart England: Getting to the Word" and "The True Temptation of Christ: 'To Suffyr temptacion it is grett peyn'" Theatre and Religion 4, Summer 2001, 25-32 & 176-184.

"Reducing 'Theatre of Human Sacrifice' on Your Campus," Religion and Theatre, Summer 1998, 2-13.

"Simultaneous Staging and the Cornish Cycle," Essays in Theatre/Etudes Théâtrales, 11:2 (May 1993), 167-71.

"Playing in the Guildhall, Bristol," Records of Early English Drama Newsletter, 14: 2 (1989), 15-19.

"Entertainment and the Free School of St Bartholomew, Bristol," Records of Early English Drama Newsletter, 13: 2 (1988), 9-13.

"Pageants in Bristol," Records of Early English Drama Newsletter, 13:1 (1988), 8-11.

"New Information on the Playhouse in Wine Street, Bristol," Theatre Notebook, 42:2 (1988), 73-75.

"The Playhouse in Wine Street, Bristol," Theatre Notebook, 37:1 (1983) 14-21.

The Antagonists of English Drama Before 1576, (Ann Arbor: Xerox University Microfilms, 1982). 441 pp. [revised version of Ph.D. dissertation].

"Dispersal and REED," Records of Early English Drama Newsletter, 6: 2 (1981), 12-13.

"The Significance of the Trial Scenes in Ondine and The Madwoman of Chaillot," Modern Drama, 22:2 (June 1979), 109-114.

"The Raising of Lazarus: A Prefiguring Agent to the Harrowing of Hell," Medium Aevum, XLIV:1 (1975), 51-53.


Spurt of Blood, Wings, Antigone, The School For Scandal, Choosing Rick, Barefoot in the Park, Christ's Passion: Medieval Mystery Plays, Ah, Wilderness!, Our Town, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Twelfth Night, Good, The Tempest (with Robert Stormont), We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, Abraham & Isaac, Blithe Spirit, The Mousetrap, The Mandrake, Everyman, The Second Shepherds' Play, Hymn to the Rising Sun, Oedipus Rex, Animal Farm, The Contrast, Murder in the Cathedral, The Piccadilly Two-Stroke


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created 13 March 2001; last updated 23 May 2016