blogging, David Nicol, Edward Alleyn, Elizabethan theatre, Lord Strange's Men, Philip Henslowe's Diary, The Rose Playhouse
Henslowe’s Diary as a blog? Daily life at the Rose Playhouse?
This brilliant idea belongs to David Nicol, a Canadian teacher of Theatre Studies: daily entries from Philip Henslowe’s journal – the single most important document about the workings of an Elizabethan playhouse and playing company – complete with information on plays, thoughts about popularity and box office, and then questions, links and further readings. A very good introduction to the Diary itself, and to the cogs and wheels of Elizabethan theatre in general. Continue reading