Henslowe


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Henslowe

(ˈhɛnzləʊ)
n
(Biography) Philip. died 1616, English theatre manager, noted also for his diary
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A team of playwrights might have completed a script by writing one act each, as was the case for a play Henslowe commissioned in 1602 from Anthony Munday, Michael Drayton, John Webster, Thomas Dekker, and Middleton.
The original structure has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall and so you get plenty of the original humour which sends the evening along like a rocket explosion, peppered with anguished cries from a frantic Henslowe (the admirable Ian Hughes), of "Yes, Will, but where's the PLAY!?" as our hero, the similarly beleagured Will Shakespeare (Pierro Niel Mee), struggles to find a title and few words for his latest opus, called at least in this initial stage of its construction) "Romeo and Ethel The Pirate King's Daughter".
Among her topics are Alleyn and Christopher Marlowe, Lord Strange's Company,the genius of the city, property, the Hope Theater and Henslowe's will, a new direction, the College of God's Gift, the College and second marriage, and statutes and Edward Alleyn's will.
Pierro Niel-Mee will star as Will Shakespeare with Imogen Daines as Viola, Rob Edwards as Fennyman, Geraldine Alexander as the Queen, Edmund Kingsley as Kit Marlowe, Bill Ward as Wessex, Ian Hughes as Henslowe, Giles Taylor as Tilney and De Lesseps, Edward Harrison as Burbage and Phillip Labey as Sam.
For A Midsummer Night's Dream, Rutter first builds on the work of Meredith Skura, who has described Dream's numerous structural and formulaic borrowings from Dido, Queen of Carthage, Tamburlaine, and Dr Faustus, the latter of which Henslowe records as having enjoyed twenty performances by July 1596.
First is Philip Henslowe's diary which lists "Itm pd for carpenters worke & mackinge the throne In the heuenes the 4 of June 1595" (p.
Above all, he was the composer of an astonishing series of letters to Philip Henslowe during 1613 and 1614.
first recorded performance of II Tamburlaine; Henslowe's Diary
It also involves a marginalizing of Henry Chettle--not merely the reviser of Munday's work, as Djordjevic has it (73), but apparently a substantial contributor to Part Two, for which the Admiral's Men paid him twenty shillings in comparison to Munday's fifteen (although Philip Henslowe's records do not specify how the remaining balance was allocated) (Henslowe's Diary, ed.
And Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn's plan to vacate the Rose was met with stern opposition from local magistrates resistant to the idea of a theater opening for business within their precincts.
Abigail McKern shines as the nurse; and, fresh from his Tony-nommed turn as Maria in the Globe's "Twelfth Night," Paul Chahidi returns to the Elizabethan era to make a delightfully exasperated mountain out of the molehill that is Henslowe, the theater owner who badly needs Shakespeare to stop indulging himself with writer's block and give him an audience-pleasing, coffer-filling comedy, preferably with a dog, since Queen Elizabeth (a gruffly imperious Anna Carteret) is partial to them.
Dr Salkeld discovered part of the evidence in the diary of Philip Henslowe, the theatre owner who built the Rose Theatre and whose acting company was a rival to Shakespeare's.