Video: The Annunciation from the N.Town Mary Play

This is only an excerpt from the whole scene, which is theologically and rhetorically elaborate. The Archangel Gabriel Ďin a manís likenessí is waiting for the Virgin Mary's answer to Godís proposal that she should bear the Son. Meanwhile the whole company of Heaven hangs breathlessly on her decision.

Performed Lancaster, Dublin, and York Merchant Adventurersí Hall, 1994. Filmed at Lancaster.
Cast: Gabriel Matthew Schmidt; Mary Sue Parish; God the Holy Ghost Matthew Nolte; God the Son Steve Longstaffe.

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