The Elizabethan Playing Companies

We cannot be sure which playing companies Shakespeare was associated with during his Lost Years, but we do know what his life as a travelling player would have been like.

Queen Elizabeth I loved the theatre and together with her courtiers patronised and protected it. Early in her reign she decided that keeping a household company to stage the elaborate masques her father had enjoyed was much too…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.