Intro to Shakespearean London theatres. (The State, Crown and Monarchy…
Intro to Shakespearean London theatres.
The Black Friars was the very posh theatre indoors.
The fortune theatre was based off the globe except square.
The theatres made the actors stay the same place.
The owners of the theatre would take more than half of the profits whilst the Actors got the rest.
1594 the Privy council says there will only be two Theatre companies in London. Duopoloy
commercialisation of theatres 1575-1576
Mayor of London against Plays.
Theatre people were kept out of london.
Have to have capital to keep going.
The State, Crown and Monarchy forcing the industry to become more organised, Actors then need a license and a patron.
theatres were only open for 60 years before closure at the beginning of the civil war
Scripts had to be licensed before being shown.
Dozens of places where theatre occurred before Shakespeare.
London was the home of a vibrant theatrical culture.
Late 16th early 17th century