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Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England

Author: Keenan, Siobhan
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 266
Pub Date: 06/08/2002
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9780333968208
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview This is an extended study of the touring practices and performances of Elizabethan and Jacobean travelling players. It examines the lively, competitive world of professional touring theatre through to its decline in the 1620s.
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Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England is the first extended study of the touring practices and performances of Elizabethan and Jacobean travelling players. It opens with a general introduction to the lively, competitive world of professional touring theatre. Following chapters focus on playing practices and performances in the spaces used as temporary theatres by touring actors (such a town halls and country houses). The final chapter looks at the decline of this important theatrical tradition in the 1620s.

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