Rowley, William

Rowley, William

(rou`lē), 1585?–1642?, English playwright and actor. He collaborated with many noted dramatists, including Dekker, Ford, and Webster; his best work, notably The Changeling (1622), was written with Thomas MiddletonMiddleton, Thomas,
1580–1627, English dramatist, b. London, grad. Queen's College, Oxford, 1598. His early plays were chiefly written in collaboration with Dekker, Drayton, and others.
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. Of Rowley's own plays, All's Lost by Lust (1622) is considered to be his best.
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Curiously, as O'Connell notes, there was a "revival" of biblical theater in the 1590s and again in 1602 in plays using the Old Testament or the Apocrypha and written by Thomas Lodge, Robert Greene, George Peele, Samuel Rowley, William Byrd and others for Philip Henslowe and the Admiral's Men, but he offers no explanation for their sudden reappearance.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Scott, Hooley (Hughes 63), Price, March, Worton, Tolley, French, Lewis, N Jones (Raven 78).
After Mr Rowley, Williams moved on to Mrs Sutton, 63, claiming that he could speak to her dead husband Charles.
N Jenkins; Evans, Bateman, Gibbs, G Thomas; A Thomas, Howley; Loader, Humphreys, Young, Llewellyn, Rowley, Williams, Quinnell, Charvis.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Daniels (Worton 82), Lewis, Showdery, March, Hughes, Tolley, Kift (Raven 70), Sharrad (Thompson 78), Jones.
WALES: A Jenkins, I Evans, Thomas, Gibbs, James, A Thomas, Howley, Loader, Humphreys, Young, G Llewellyn, Rowley, Williams, S Quinell, Charvis.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Daniels, Lewis (Raven 59), Showdrey, March, Hughes, Tolley (Hooley 90), Butler, Sharrad, (Thompson 75), Jones.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Daniels (Worton 81), Jones (Hooley 83), Showdrey, March, Hughes, Tolley, Butler, Sharrad (Meredith-Thompson 62), Lewis.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams (Giles 17), Seliaerts, Desormeaux, Allen, Price, Wickham, Hughes (Hope 80), Lewis, Barton (Haynes 74), Tolley.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Daniels, Davies, Allen, Moody, Hughes, Desormeaux, Pickup, Barton, Hooley.
NEWTOWN: Rowley, Williams, Daniels, Desormeaux, Allen, Moody, Hughes, Hooley, Ryan, Barton, D Watkins.