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Acting Companies and Their Plays in Shakespeare's London

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Acting Companies and their Plays in Shakespeare's London explores the intimate and dynamic relationship between acting companies and playwrights in this seminal era in English theatre history.

Siobhan Keenans analysis includes chapters on the traditions and workings of contemporary acting companies, playwriting practices, stages and staging, audiences and patrons, each illustrated with detailed case studies of individual acting companies and their plays, including troupes such as Lady Elizabeths players, ‘Beestons Boys and the Kings Men and works by Shakespeare, Jonson, Middleton, Brome and Heywood.

We are accustomed to focusing on individual playwrights: Acting Companies and their Plays in Shakespeare's London makes the case that we also need to think about the companies for which dramatists wrote and with whose members they collaborated, if we wish to better understand the dramas of the English Renaissance stage.

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Siobhan Keenan's comprehensive survey of the key acting companies of the early modern period offers undergraduates and scholars a new perspective on how their demands effected the sort of plays being written and the multiple factors which fostered and formed the theatre of renaissance England.

 

About the Author

Siobhan Keenan is a Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Textual Note
List of Abbreviations
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Acting Companies
Chapter 3: Playwrights and Playwriting
Chapter 4: Stages and Staging
Chapter 5: Audiences
Chapter 6: Patrons and Patronage
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781408146637
Author:
Keenan, Siobhan
Publisher:
Arden Shakespeare
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3 x 0.8 in 1 lb

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