Tuesday, 14 June 2016

14th June, 1592 - The Jew of Malta

Here's what Lord Strange's Men performed at the Rose playhouse on this day, 424 years ago...
Henslowe writes: R at the Jewe of malta the 14 of June 1592 ... xxxviijs

In modern English: Received at The Jew of Malta, 14th June, 1592 ... 38 shillings

Caravaggio's portrait of the Grand
Master of the Knights of Malta,
Today, Lord Strange's Men performed their satirical comic tragedy The Jew of Malta again, which they had last performed just under a fortnight ago. You can read more about this play in the blog entry for 26th February.

The company has returned to its practice of performing The Jew of Malta once a fortnight, and it has produced a slightly above average box office today. 

  • Saturday, 26th February - 50 shillings
  • Friday, 10th March - 56 shillings
  • Saturday, 18th March - 39 shillings
  • Tuesday, 4th April, 43 shillings
  • Tuesday,  18th April, 48 shillings and sixpence
  • Friday, 5th May, 41 shillings
  • Saturday, 13th May, 34 shillings
  • Tuesday, 23rd May, 54 shillings
  • Friday, 2nd June, 33 shillings
  • Wednesday, 14th June, 38 shillings

    Henslowe links


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