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Where is the Royal Shakespeare Company located?

Where is the Royal Shakespeare Company located?

We are the world’s best-known theatre company and everything we do begins in our Stratford-upon-Avon workshops and theatres. Based in the heart of the Midlands in Stratford-upon-Avon, a beautiful town with a rich history.

What are the 3 names of Shakespeare’s acting companies?

In 1594, the Queen’s Men were replaced by two newly reorganised companies, the Admiral’s Men and the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. They shared a monopoly over theatre performances in London. These companies could invest in their permanent playhouses in the capital.

What were Shakespeare’s company called?

Lord Chamberlain’s Men, also called Chamberlain’s Men, a theatrical company with which William Shakespeare was intimately connected for most of his professional career as a dramatist. It was the most important company of players in Elizabethan and Jacobean England.

Why is it called the Royal Shakespeare Company?

This theatre was the site of an annual festival of Shakespeare’s plays, and its resident seasonal company was called the Shakespeare Memorial Company. In 1925 the company, which by then had become one of the most prestigious in Great Britain, was granted a royal charter.

How do you audition for the Royal Shakespeare Company?

How do I get Involved? The Royal Shakespeare Company has its own in-house casting department headed up by Hannah Miller with support from Helena Palmer, Matthew Dewsbury and Martin Poile. You can get hold of them on 0207 845 0500 or email via [email protected]

What do the Royal Shakespeare Company do?

We create world class theatre, made in Stratford-upon-Avon and shared around the world. We perform plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries, as well as commissioning a wide range of original work from contemporary writers.

What were Shakespeare’s theatre companies?

King’s Men, English theatre company known by that name after it came under royal patronage in 1603. Its previous name was the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Considered the premier acting company in Jacobean England, the troupe included William Shakespeare as its leading dramatist and Richard Burbage as it principal actor.

What did Shakespeare’s company change their name to?

The King’s Men
Shakespeare’s Acting Company They were originally formed under the patronage of a Lord Strange, but soon enough grew to fame as Lord Chamberlain’s Men under Henry Carey, the Lord Chamberlain. Later, when King James I became their patron, they change their name to The King’s Men.

Who casts for the Royal Shakespeare Company?

They are joined by Lucy Phelps as Isabella. Hannah Azuonye, James Cooney, Alexander Mushore and Lucy Phelps will all feature in the season. Actors in the ensemble include Charlotte Arrowsmith, Amanda Harris and James Cooney – who all featured in this year’s Troilus and Cressida – as well as several RSC newcomers.

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