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Shakespearean playhouses a history of English theatres from the beginnings to the Restoration. by Joseph Quincy Adams

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in



  • England,
  • London


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- To 1625.,
  • Theaters -- England -- London -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsPN2596.L6 A55 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination473 p.
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5816565M
LC Control Number61000908

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The Shakespearean Stage, The Shakespearean Stage is the only authoritative book that describes all the main features of the original staging of Shakespearean drama in one volume: the acting companies and their acting styles, the playhouses, the staging and the audiences.5/5(2). A printable version of this Fact Sheet is available in the downloads section below. There were two different types of playhouse in London during Shakespeare’s time. There were outdoor playhouses, also known as ‘amphitheatres’ or ‘public’ playhouses, and indoor playhouses, also known as ‘halls’ or ‘private’ playhouses. Playhouses - Shakespeare's, works and plays. Shakespeare's theatre 1 2 3: 1. Playhouses: Before the first public playhouses were built in London in the late 16th century, players performed in the yards and upper rooms of the capital’s many inns. By the early s there were several playhouses just outside the City of London. The Globe, which opened in , became the playhouse where audiences first saw some of Shakespeare's best-known plays. In , it burned to the ground when the roof caught fire during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII. A new, second Globe was quickly built on the same site, opening in View Image Assets.

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