Viewing Event Record: Robert Shaw advises Philip Henslowe to commission a play

Abstract

In a letter, Robert Shaw advises Philip Henslowe to commission a play by Robert Wilson for the price of eight pounds. The letter includes scene summaries from a play about Richard III.

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 8 November 1599 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 8 November 1599 (Source of claim: original)

Venues

Name
Fortune (I)

Troupes

Name
Admiral's Men

People

Name Role
Shaw, Robert player
Henslowe, Philip playhouse owner

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