By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Quantity eight discusses, between others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of britain, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and individuals of the well-known Kemble family members— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.
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Peter Brook is without doubt one of the world’s best-known theatre administrators. awesome in a occupation choked with extraordinary achievements are his productions of Titus Andronicus (1955) with Laurence Olivier, King Lear (1962) with Paul Scofield, and The Marat/Sade (1964) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1970), either for the Royal Shakespeare corporation. on account that relocating to Paris and developing the Centre overseas de Créations Théâtrales on the Bouffes du Nord, he has produced a sequence of occasions which push on the obstacles of theatre, akin to The convention of Birds (1976), The Ik (1975), The Mahabharata (1985) and The Tragedy of Hamlet (2000). His motion pictures comprise Lord of the Flies (1963), King Lear (1970) and The Mahabharata (1989). His books, particularly The Empty house (1968), were highly influential.
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ALL 38 PLAYS
The misplaced Plays
with details and DOUBLE FALSEHOOD
LIST OF THE PLAYS’ SOURCES
The Apocryphal Plays
THE beginning OF MERLIN
VORTIGERN AND ROWENA and lots of more!
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE via CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
VENUS AND ADONIS and more
The Apocryphal Poetry
TO THE QUEEN and more!
PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE AND NOTES ON PLAY through SAMUEL JOHNSON
ON SHAKESPEARE by way of LEO TOLSTOY
EXTRACTS FROM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by means of VICTOR HUGO
SHAKESPEARE'S angle towards THE operating periods by way of ERNEST CROSBY
A LETTER by means of GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
and many more!
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE lifetime of MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR through NICHOLAS ROWE
SHAKESPEARE: HIS lifestyles, artwork, AND CHARACTERS via HENRY NORMAN HUDSON
LIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE via SIR SIDNEY LEE
SHAKESPEARE'S misplaced YEARS IN LONDON through ARTHUR ACHESON
THE humans FOR WHOM SHAKESPEARE WROTE by means of CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
Shakespeare’s final Will and Testament
Glossary of Elizabethan Language
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Additional resources for A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800
The last mention of him in the bills was on 2 December 1745, when he shared a benefit with several others. A Mrs Howard was granted a benefit at Goodman's Fields on 6 February 1747; she is not known to have been in the troupe, though she may well have been. Howard, Mr [fl. 17351736], house servant. Latreille identified Mr Howard of the Covent Garden Theatre in 173536 as a pit office keeper at a salary of 2s. 6d. nightly. On 31 May 1736 Howard shared a benefit with two others, and at some point during the season he replaced Mrs Redfern as a boxkeeper.
Hough's activity at Drury Lane ceased after the spring of 1742, and it seems most probable that he was the Mr Hough who had a benefit at the New Wells, London Spa, on 23 February 1743 (the place seems to have been specially opened for the occasion). On 7 February 1746 the Reverend John Lloyd leased Sadler's Wells to Thomas Rosomon, who had previously managed the New Wells, Spa Fields, and to Peter Hough. The lease that Peter and Rosomon obtained was for 21 years at a yearly rental of £100 plus the rates and taxes.
By 1668 Hudson was receiving £42 10s. 10d. yearly as one of the King's composers. A warrant in the Lord Chamberlain's accounts dated 26 April 1669 suggests that the widow of Richard Hudson, a violinist and probably a relative of George, was to receive £32 5s. "by vertue of an assignment from George Hudson" of his livery payments for 1665 and 1666. Richard must have loaned George some money, taking as collateral the arrears in liveries. By 21 January 1670 George had become a warden in the Corporation of Music, though that position probably brought him no income.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans