English Renaissance theatre, also known as early modern English theatre, or (
Even in an era when popular entertainment included public executions and cock-
Both were open to anyone who could pay, but the private theatres cost more, were smaller, and had a more select audience. Nine Public playhouses were built ...
Acting was not a highly paid or highly respected profession. Actors were seen as vagrant troublemakers who promoted hard living and sin. In the 16th century, ...
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