Vol. 74, No. 2
pp. 64-140, 2020
The Theatrical Career of Mary Ann Canning, Part 3: Leaving the Stage, 1789- 1791
Julian Crowe encountered the story of Mary Ann Canning in 1994 when he inherited the papers of the late Cedric Collyer, the historian responsible for cataloguing the Canning archive at Harewood House. Fascinated by Mary Ann’s struggles, he has spent 25 years researching her life and her relationship with her son, George Canning the politician. This article completes the series of three that recount her career.
"At Three Doores", "At Three Seuerall Doores", and "At The Middle Dore": three stage directions referring to three stage doors
Mariko Ichikawa is Professor Emeritus at the University of Tohuku, Japan. She is the author (with Andrew Gurr) of Staging in Shakespeare’s Theatres (2000), and author of Shakespearean Entrances (2002) and The Shakespearean Stage Space (2013). Here she analyses the evidence for three functional openings in the tiring-house wall of early London playhouses.
"Monsieur Gouffe", Man-Monkey: an early icon of the illegitimate theatre
Bernard Ince is an independent theatre historian who has contributed several theatrical biographies to Theatre Notebook. Latterly he has published essays on Concert Party entertainments, and insolvency among Victorian and Edwardian theatrical artistes. His latest contribution addresses the unusual topic of simian impersonation on the stage.
Shakespeare in the Theatre: Peter Hall
Shakespeare in the Theatre: Cheek by Jowl
Reconstructing the Rose: 3D computer modelling Philip Henslowe's Playhouse
Roger Clegg and Eric Tatham
Irish Drama and Theatre since 1950
The Theatrical Career of Mary Ann Canning, Part 3: Leaving the Stage, 1789- 1791 *** “At Three Doores”, “At Three Seuerall Doores”, and “At The Middle Dore”: three stage directions referring to three stage doors *** “Monsieur Gouffe”, Man-Monkey: an early icon of the illegitimate theatre