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Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.
She suffered herself to be put into the railway omnibus, which was on the point of starting from the innyard when they arrived there, and though he touched his hat, asked whether she had any message to give him, and in a tender whisper wished her a safe journey, she would not look at or speak to him.
of 'hutyard', an enclosed area near a hut (small dwelling), compare innyard, houseyard.
(4.) David Kathman, "Innyard Playhouses," in Richard Dutton, ed., Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Theatre (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009); David Kathman, "London Inns as Playing Venues for the Queen's Men," in Helen Ostovich, ed., Locating the Queen's Men, 1583-1603: Material Practices and Conditions of Playing (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009).
The only scene completely cut was the innyard scene of Part 1.
There are three classes in David Teniers's Kermis in an Innyard: people of fashion who have come to stare at boorish antics; farmers who stand at the porch to discuss their crops, and are still too close to the soil to forego the country fair; and the peasants, who enjoy themselves.
Herbert Berry's detailed study of the Boar's Head innyard playhouse in Whitechapel offers a more extreme example of the same combination of a 90-degree yard but 360-degree galleries, but with an even more emphatic end-stage bias--a double gallery on the same side as the audience in the yard.
The surviving maps of London drawn while the Bell Savage was a playhouse do not clearly show an inn or innyard in Ludgate Hill, but a map surveyed, drawn, and published soon after the destruction of the inn does show an innyard that must belong to the Bell Savage.
Council to halt work on a playhouse then being built in an innyard
According to the standard narrative, peripatetic troupes of strolling players had long performed in innyards and open spaces, putting on morality plays and interludes for whatever money they could get.
(1) Everything before that date is often lumped together as 'medieval' or 'Tudor', treated as an undifferentiated time of informal playing, taking place in open spaces such as markets and innyards until the playhouses came along.
Plays were performed at ten different places in Ludlow, including the castle for Comus and other shows, the largest church in Shropshire, St Laurence's, and six inns or innyards. Shrewsbury's evidence suggests that from Elizabethan time onwards the routine was a first performance in the Booth Hall (the town hall), followed by successive evening performances at various inns.