ENGLISH 9127B ~ Performance Conditions in Shakespeare's Time

Professor M.J. Kidnie

Winter Half Course.

This course focuses on the creation and staging of professional theatre in the age of Shakespeare. Students will study architectural evidence of performance spaces and consider how these spaces might have been put to use in practice, they will be introduced to practical theatrical concerns such as company organisation, payments for scripts, theatrical collaboration, rehearsal, and censorship, and they will examine and discuss surviving textual evidence of the revision and transmission of dramatic manuscripts through to performance. 

View course syllabus here: English 9127B.