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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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Preceding The Tournament will be a performance of Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors by The Lord Chamberlain's Men inside Conwy Castle on Friday.
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