Wakefield Master

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Wakefield Master:

see Second Shepherds' PlaySecond Shepherds' Play,
an English miracle play by the Wakefield Master (fl. 1425–50). The play portrays the adoration of Jesus by the shepherds. It is noteworthy for its introduction, a dramatically astute burlesque about a sheep stealer.
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He has adapted the York Mystery Plays and the Wakefield Cycle and has commissions for plays from Birmingham Rep, the Royal National Theatre Studio and Hampstead Theatre.
Based on the York, Chester, Townley and Wakefield cycles, it tells the story of the creation, the fall of man, the prophecy of the coming of the Messiah and the life, crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
Based on the York, Chester, Townley and Wakefield cycles, the production tells the story of the Creation, the fall of man, the prophecy of the coming of the Messiah and the life, crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.