"I don't have any latkes."
Sir William Davenant - 1606-68, playwright before commonwealth era, supposedly Shakespeares son
or godson or something
-used opera to circumvent law in 56, like a badass
-persuaded King to grant Royal Patent monopoly to him and Killigrew
-formed Duke's company, first company with changeable scenery
-adaptations of Shakespeare
Thomas Killigrew – 1612-83, child actor, courtier
-King's Company composed of actors who performed before English Civil War, Shakespeare was
King's company before war, performed in converted Tennis Court- Lincoln's Inn Fields
Lincoln's Inn Fields 1661- former tennis court, used first by Davenant, then King's Company, then tennis
-John Rich turned it into a 1400 seat theatre
"let's listen to Metric kbye"
Drury Lane Theatre – AKA Theatre Royal, 4 reincarnations since 1663. Kill