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  • Print publication year: 2020
  • Online publication date: September 2020

The Circulation of Youthful Energy on the Early Modern London Stage: Migration, Intertheatricality and ‘Growing to Common Players’


This essay traces the careers of thirty-two early modern actors, recorded as having begun as boy players, who transferred from one acting company to the other at least once, considering how the arrival of star players such as Nathan Field and Stephen Hammerton might have affected a company’s repertory.

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