MusicLady Lorelei Skye, Dean of the Performing Arts College at Pennsic, has released the final schedule for the Pennsic Performing Arts Tent and Ampitheater – and invites you to enjoy the many new and returning performers.  The opportunities for entertainment of all sorts are plentiful and varied.  Below you will find the entire schedule or it can be viewed on the Pennsic website.

. Date & Time: Performance / Event: Description of Performance / Event:
. Performing Arts – Reoccurring Rehearsals: Performing Arts Rehearsal & Class Tent
. 10:00am – Noon, Thursday 7/25 – Wednesday 7/31 Known World Choir and Friends The Known World Choir will present a concert of Medieval and Renaissance choral literature Thursday evening of War Week. As part of their repertoire, the Known World Choir will perform some songs in tribute to Owain Phyfe.
. Noon – 1:00pm, Saturday 7/27 – Wednesday 7/31 Known World Children’s Choir The Known World Children s Choir is open to all children up to age 11 who love to sing! We will be performing as part of the Known World Choir and Friends concert on Thursday evening of War Week. Encourage your children to become a part of a new Pennsic tradition.
. 1:00 – 2:00pm, Saturday 7/27 – Wednesday 7/31 Known World Youth Choir The Known World Youth Choir is open to all “free range” youths aged 12-18 who love to sing! We will be performing as part of the Known World Choir and Friends concert on Thursday evening of War Week. Come be a part of a new Pennsic tradition!
. 2:00 – 3:00pm: 7/26, 7/28, 7/29, 7/31 Chorulus Pennsicus Chorulus Pennsicus is an audition only group rehearsing advanced repertoire. Will be performing as part of the Known World Choir and Friends concert on Thursday evening of War Week. Come be a part of a new Pennsic tradition!
. Noon – 2:00pm, 8/1 Known World Choir – (Performing Arts Tent) Known World Choir, Known World Children’s Choir, Known World Youth Choir, Chorulus Pennsicus, and others – Dress Rehearsal
. 8:30am – Noon, Sunday 7/28 – Wednesday 7/31; (Dress:  8am – Noon Thursday 8/1) Known World Players – (Performing Arts Tent) KWP presents a classic Roman comedy by Titus Maccius Plautus “Miles Gloriosus” (The Swaggering Soldier)  (See below for audition information for Pennsic 43!)
. Performing Arts Open Events, Rehearsals, and Auditions:
. Thursday 7/25, 12:00 – 5pm Iron Commedia: Making a Brand New 16th Century Play  (Amphitheater) If you’ve ever laughed at the zany antics of improvisational Commedia dell’Arte, join members from your favorite troupes to craft, cast, and perform a brand new commedia play in just one afternoon with its world premier at the Performing Arts Pavilion during the Commedia Experience Expo Friday afternoon! And come back on Tuesday 7/30 for more Iron Commedia making up a completely different play!
. Thursday 7/25, 2:00 – 3:30pm Sing We And Chant It III – Madrigal and Acapella Jam Rehearsal (Performing Arts Tent) Optional jam & practice session for the audience participation Sing We and Chant It Madrigal and Acapella Jam Sunday 7/28 at 5pm in the Performing Arts Tent – All are welcome!  Music will be available to share, or bring your own!
. Saturday 7/27, 12:30 – 2:00pm Sing We And Chant It III – Madrigal and Acapella Jam Rehearsal (Amphitheater) Optional jam & practice session for the audience participation Sing We and Chant It Madrigal and Acapella Jam Sunday 7/28 at 5pm in the Performing Arts Tent – All are welcome!  Music will be available to share, or bring your own!
. Sunday 7/28, 2:00 – 3:00pm Pennsic Fools’ Parade (Marketplace) The long standing Pennsic tradition continues! Open to all Pennsic campers – adults, teens, and kids! Great for families! Bring your toys, noise makers, juggling balls, puppets, and wear your brightest clothing! Come romp around the Pennsic marketplace with fools from all around the knowne world! We will meet at the bath house next to the Cooper’s store. All fools must see the safety briefing 15 minutes before parade start. Parade lasts about 45 minutes.
. Monday 7/29, 4:00 – 6:00pm Whose Line Doth It Be? – Auditions (Amphitheater) Think you are a great improviser? Now here’s your chance to audition for the improvisational show, Whose Line Doth It Be? Taking place at 7:00pm in the Amphitheater Performance slots are limited, so sharpen your wit!
. Tuesday 7/30, 12:00 – 5:00pm Iron Commedia: Making a Brand New 16th Century Play (Amphitheater) If you’ve ever laughed at the zany antics of improvisational Commedia dell’Arte, join members from your favorite troupes to craft, cast, and perform a brand new commedia play in just one afternoon with its world premier at 5:00pm this very same day at the Performing Arts Pavilion!
. Wednesday 7/31, 12:00 – 2:00pm Mini-Bardic Madness (Performing Arts Tent) Heard about Bardic Madness, but been unable to attend? Now’s your chance. We will be answering one Fyt of Madness at Pennsic. The challenges for it can be found at http://tilted-windmill.com/mini_madness.html. This is an excellent opportunity for new and experienced performers alike. Gentles wishing to participate as a supportive audience are most welcome to attend. (See Thursday 12pm – 2pm for a reprise of the event!)
. Wednesday 7/31, 1:00 – 3:00pm Known World Player Auditions (Amphitheater) The Known World Players will conduct auditions for its Pennsic 43 production.
. Thursday 8/1, 12:00 – 2:00pm Mini-Bardic Madness (Performing Arts Rehearsal & Class Tent) Heard about Bardic Madness, but been unable to attend? Now’s your chance. We will be answering one Fyt of Madness at Pennsic. The challenges for it can be found at http://tilted-windmill.com/mini_madness.html. This is an excellent opportunity for new and experienced performers alike. Gentles wishing to participate as a supportive audience are most welcome to attend.
. Thursday 8/1, 2:00 – 4:00pm Known World Player Auditions (Amphitheater) The Known World Players will conduct auditions for its Pennsic 43 production.
. Performing Arts Afternoon Series Performing Arts Tent
. Friday 7/26, 2:00 – 5:00pm Commedia Experience Come experience Commedia dell’Arte! Meet the characters and the actors behind them, and learn to act in comic masked style (movement, vocalization, express funny ideas). Experienced actors/directors from several well known Commedia dell’Arte troupes will guide you if you’re new, or give you free advice that’s definitely worth the price to veteran performers! If you are also interested in how a show is built from the ground up – check out Iron Commedia on Thursday 7/25 in the Amphitheatre with the premiere performance on Friday at the Workshop! (More Iron Commedia on 7/30!)
. Saturday 7/27, 2:00 – 5:00pm European Music Exhibition Come and enjoy an afternoon of European music and explore the history of composers and a variety of instruments and vocal music from the 11th – 17th centuries. Bring your voices, instruments, and play along!”
. Sunday 7/28, 1:00 – 5:00pm A&S Performers Display Come sit and enjoy the performances that are a part of the Pennsic Arts & Science Display! Performers – to sign up, please fill out this form: http://pennsicwp.org/registration/as-displays/please email: pennsic.artscidisplay@gmail.com for more information
. Monday 7/29, 2:00 – 5:00pm Bardic Arts Exhibition Come and enjoy an amazing afternoon display featuring a variety of bardic arts and artists from around the known world!
. Tuesday 7/30, 2:00 – 5:00pm Known World Harp Celebration Open to all harpers of the Knowne World! Perform any SCA-appropriate piece, harp or harp and vocal, harp and other instrument, five minutes or less in length. Audience and non-performing harpers welcome.
. Wednesday 7/31, 2:00 – 5:00pm Middle Eastern Dance Exhibition The Middle Eastern Dance Exhibition returns to delight and amaze audience of all ages!
. Performing Arts Performances Amphitheater
. Monday 7/29, 7:00 – 9:00pm Whose Line Doth It Be? Welcome to Whose Line Doth It Be?, the improv comedy competition where anything can happen! Audience members should bring seating. Would-be contestants must attend the Audition at 4 PM. * Some material may be inappropriate for children under 12.
. Tuesday 7/30, 6:30 – Dark i Sebastiani See a wild romantic comedy in Commedia dell’Arte style performed by i Sebastiani, the longest continually performing Commedia dell’Arte troupe in the history of the SCA. Stick around for Q&A and fun afterward.
. Wednesday 7/31, 6:00 – 7:00pm Miles Gloriosus: a Players’ Patchwork Parody Production To celebrate the Known World Player’s production of this classic Roman farce, i Verdi Confusi brushes off our commedia dell’arte style adaptation of Plautus’s “Swaggering Soldier” as a short and fanciful folly! And we may have other surprises from antiquity for you too!
. Performing Arts Performances Performing Arts Tent
. Friday  7/26/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 5:30 – 6:30pm Lady Margrett Norwoode of Bristol Lady Margrett performs a selection of Elizabethan-era ballads, other historical material such as pieces from Le Roman de Fauvel and a few songs she has written herself to the occasional accompaniment of drum or strings. *Some material may be inappropriate for children under 12
. 6:45 – 8:00pm Psallite Psallite’s goal is to bring medieval music to everyone, with a focus on the listener. The band performs a variety of European pieces, including troubadour songs, cantigas, and motets. Most songs are sung in translation.
. 8:00 – 9:00pm Lorelei Skye – Rosaleen Dhu: In Concert Lorelei Skye returns performing yester year and original songs of humor, whimsy, and woe for your enjoyment!
. Saturday  7/27/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 6:30 – 7:30pm Songs and Strings 13th-17th century vocal and instrumental music selections performed by Mistress Amelie D’Anjou, Ursula Mortimer, and Gebhard von Lozengia
. 9:00 – 9:30 A Merry Comedy Of Three Knights In Winter “A Merry Comedy Of Three Knights In Winter”, authored by Christian Jhareg (mka Mike McAfee). It’s a story on the trials and tribulations of fighting in the winter. Directed by Duke Sir Vissevald Selkirksson.
. 9:30 – 11:00pm i Verdi Confusi: Players’ Patchwork Players’ Patchwork Theatre Company returns with hilarious antics of commedia all’improvviso! Of Course! It All Makes Sense Now! * Show Contains Adult Themed Content
. Sunday 7/28/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 5:00 – 6:45pm Sing We And Chant It III – Madrigal and Acapella Jam Come One and All who enjoy Madrigal and Polyphony / Part Singing to sing along for an evening of Madrigal and Acapella favorites performed by you – The Audience! Lady Lorelei Skye returns as your host, along with other guest conductors, for an evening of musical variety. Come and make joyful music, or sit and enjoy the harmony of multiple a capella voices!  (Some music will be available to share, or bring your own!) Practices will be held during Peace Week on Thursday 2-3:30pm and Saturday 12:30-2pm. You do not need to attend practice to participate in the Jam. :)
. 7:00 – 8:00pm Duke Moonwulf and Michael Longcor Together In Concert! Enjoy Pennsic 42 with a Pennsic War tradition, Songs, stories, history and hijinks with Duke Master Moonwulf, Michael Longcor, and special guests.
. 8:00 – 9:00pm Pennsic Mini-Concert Performances An hour of performance variety with performers from around the Known World – a few appearing on the Pennsic Stages for the first time!
. 9:30 – 11:00pm i Sebastiani i Sebastiani, the greatest Commedia dell’Arte troupe in the entire world, consistently succeeds in magnifying the joy and heartfelt mirth in all who attend (and cheer, and boo, and hiss) their brilliantly crafted historic-style Italian masked physical farcical comedy.
. Monday  7/29/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 5:30 – 7pm A Cycle of Norse Myths A cycle of Norse myths, from the Creation of the World to Ragnarok. Come hear why Thor dressed up as a bride, how the evil wolf Fenris was bound, how Thor’s hammer was created, how the beautiful Freya convinced Loki the trickster to become a mother, and more! All told by storytelling Laurel Mistress Dervila ni Leanon.
. 7:00 – 7:30 pm The Debatable Choir The award-winning Debatable Choir is back, bigger and better than ever! We’ll perform a capella choral music of the renaissance, including sacred and secular pieces by Marenzio, Arcadelt, di Lasso, and the ever-popular Anonymous. This year we feature head-to-head performances of twins: pieces with the same lyrics but by different composers. Which will be the best? Come and find out!
. 7:30 – 9:00pm Efenwealt Wystle & Aenor d’Anjou These versatile minstrels will amuse, entertain and educate you with the depth & breadth of their musical moxie – from goofy filk to touching SCA ballads; from trouvere tunes to cantigas de Santa Maria and everything in between. Who will this years special guest be? * Some material may be inappropriate for children under 12.
. 9:00 – 10:30pm i Genesii Love! Money! Greed! Sex! Murderation! Overwhelming beauty! Underwhelming intelligence! Terrible poetry! All in one magnificent Commedia dell’Arte show, as only i Genesii can do! Join us for an evening of wondrous wackiness, fabulous funniness, and tenuous tastefulness! * Show Contains Adult Themed Content
. Tuesday  7/30/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 5:00 – 6:00pm Iron Commedia: World Premiere Come laugh at the world premiere of a Brand New 16th Century Commedia dell’Arte play, created from scratch only earlier today during the Iron Commedia workshop!
. 6:00 – 6:30pm Poems and Stories Poems and stories done in persona by Duke Cariadoc of the Bow, to create the illusion of a period performer presenting to a period audience.
. 6:30 – 7:00pm Mistress Rosalind Sings the Azures Rosalind sings various original compositions on medieval themes, including some of her rousing war songs, such as Roland, Battle of Maldon, and The Peasant Knight. Please sing along with the choruses!
. 7:00 – 8:00pm ban Ollamh Orlaith Ballach ingen Fhlain and friends Orlaith and friends will perform primarily original pieces of vocal/choral style music.
. 8:00 – 11:30pm Performing Arts Ceilidh and Open Jam Session Bring your voices and instruments and join with a myriad of vocal and instrumental performers, bards, players – for a lively jam of reels, jigs, SCA bardic favorites, period dance music, and more!
. Wednesday  7/31/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 5:00 – 6:00pm Psallite Psallite’s goal is to bring medieval music to everyone, with a focus on the listener. The band performs a variety of European pieces, including troubadour songs, cantigas, and motets. Most songs are sung in translation.
. 6:00 – 7:00pm The Hammered Dulcimer Unleashed Join Vince Conaway (THL Vincenzo da Brescia) as he explores period and original music on hammered dulcimer interspersed with his tales from the road. Vincenzo is a professional dulcimer player, or salterista, who tours extensively in Europe in addition to keeping a full schedule of festivals and events in the US and Canada.
. 7:00 – 9:00pm Cerian Cantwr & Friends Come and listen to the music and mayhem of some of the Mid-Realm’s best known bards.  WARNING: Sightings of polar cows, were-llamas, and ladies with swords and spears, are likely.
. 9:00 – 11:00pm Marian of Heatherdale and Friends Bardic Concert Well-known bard Mistress Marian of Heatherdale (modern recording artist Heather Dale) will be joined on stage by other bardic performers for a lively evening of song and story. Please join us as you wander through Merchant’s Row! Great for all ages.
. Thursday  8/01/13 Performing Arts Tent
. 2:00 – 4:00pm Fool’s School Performances and Graduation Come watch the graduation performances and commencement ceremonies of the Pennsic War “Fool’s School”!  To participate – you must attend “Fool School” (See Pennsic University classes). This will be your graduation performance. You will perform for no more than 5 minutes during an emceed variety show. Upon completion you will receive a certificate and be a “Licensed Fool”.
. 4:00 – 5:00pm Pennsic Players This is the performance following a week of workshops for youth in theatre. There are three different age groups that each put on a performance. (See Youth Point Schedule for More Information!)
. 5:30 – 7:30pm Known World Choir and Friends The Known World Choir, along with the Children’s and Youth Choirs, the Debatable Choir, Chorulus Pennsicus, and other guests will present a concert of Medieval and Renaissance choral literature. As part of their repertoire, the Known World Choir will perform some songs in tribute to Owain Phyfe.
. 8:00 – 10:30pm The Known World Players present “Miles Gloriosus” (The Swaggering Soldier) KWP presents a classic Roman comedy by Titus Maccius Plautus. Cross a far too vain legionnaire with scheming slaves, lovers separated by kidnapping, and crafty courtesans and the result is utter hilarity. A favorite and inspiration to playwrights for millennium.