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Chamberlain's Men,

Elizabethan theatrical company for which Shakespeare, a joint owner of the company, wrote his plays and served as actor. Organized in 1594, they performed at the Globe and at the Blackfriars theaters. Under the patronage of James I they became c.1603 the King's Men. The members shared in the ownership of the theater and the profits, and most took part in the performances. Richard BurbageBurbage, Richard
, 1567?–1619, first great English actor. The leading tragedian of the Chamberlain's Men, he originated the title roles in Shakespeare's Hamlet, Lear, Othello, and Richard III.
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 was the most famous player. The most important rival company was the Admiral's MenAdmiral's Men,
theatrical company of players, officially designated the Admiral's Men in 1585. They were rivals of the Chamberlain's Men and performed at the theaters of Philip Henslowe. Their leading actor was Edward Alleyn.
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Shakespeare's Globe and the theatre company were founded by US actor Sam Wanamaker, as a resource, education and entertainment; the theatre itself is a reconstruction of the original theatre where Shakespeare's company, Lord Chamberlain's Men, performed in Elizabethan times.
uk | 3 Twelfth Night at Conwy Castle and Nantclwyd y Dre Join the Lord Chamberlain's Men for Shakespeare's best-loved romantic comedy.
THEATRE Twelfth Night Bring something to sit on, something to wear in case it gets cold or wet, and something to eat and drink and enjoy a night of open air theatre courtesy of the Lord Chamberlain's Men.
ONE of the coldest starts to summer for many years finally served up a balmy evening and a stunning sunset for this latest outing of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at Raglan Castle, the first of seven shows in Wales this summer by The Lord Chamberlain's Men, which also include two Cardiff dates.
The Lord Chamberlain's Men serve up a fast and furious version of this classic but throughout there is a clear delivery and no superfluous filling.
After the troupe dropped from sight in 1594, a number of its members emerged as the nucleus of the new Lord Chamberlain's Men.
Romeo and Juliet will take to the lakeside setting stage at the North Yorkshire venue next Friday, performed by troupe The Lord Chamberlain's Men.
THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S MEN PRESENT ROMEO & JULIET: Packwood House, Warwickshire.
Is there evidence in the plays of the previous period that Shakespeare's role as sharer in the Lord Chamberlain's Men was already leading him to begin addressing logistical problems associated with staging, by structuring his texts in particular ways?
Performed by The Lord Chamberlain's Men, this all male troupe of travelling players breathes new life into this summer comedy classic.
PACKWOOD House near Solihull is welcoming back The Lord Chamberlain's Men with As You Like It for an outdoor performance today.
He added: "I formed The Lord Chamberlain's Men in 2004 to help bring some high quality theatre to the regions.