http://thebaronsmen.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Swan-thumb1-1024x436.jpgThoughts on The Spanish Tragedie

Thoughts on The Spanish Tragedie

By Joseph Falocco The Spanish Tragedy is a seminal work of early modern drama. Likely composed in 1587,[1] it vies with Tamburlaine for status as the first Elizabethan tragedy. Regardless…

Cast Interviews: Samantha Smith as Friar Laurence

Cast Interviews: Samantha Smith as Friar Laurence

Romeo and Juliet opens on Friday, April 4. Leading up to opening night we will be introducing you our players. Meet Friar Laurence played by Samantha “Sam” Smith. “These violent…

Cast Interviews: Eva McQuade as Mercutio

Cast Interviews: Eva McQuade as Mercutio

The original roaring girl, Mary Frith, was born in the mid-1580s. She was defying convention by wearing a doublet and breeches in public and smoking and swearing whenever she was…

http://thebaronsmen.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/WebsiteThumbnailBel-Imperia-300x162.jpgWhy The Spanish Tragedie Matters

Why The Spanish Tragedie Matters

By Michael Saenger, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English, Southwestern University   It may surprise people to know that the most popular play in Shakespeare’s London wasn’t by Shakespeare. It was…


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