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Thomas Betterton

Robert William Lowe

Thomas Betterton

by Robert William Lowe

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Tru?bner & co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Betterton, Thomas, -- 1635?-1710.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert W. Lowe.
    SeriesEminent actors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2597 .A8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14071931M
    LC Control Number04002687

    Synopsis Restoration London's leading actor and theater manager Thomas Betterton has not been the subject of a biography since He worked with all the best-known playwrights of his age and with the first generation of English actresses; he was intimately involved in the theater's responses to politics, and became a friend of leading literary men such as Pope and Steele. The famous actor manager Thomas Betterton was buried in the East Cloister of Westminster Abbey "over against the third pillar from the south end next to the garden" on 2nd May His grave was never inscribed and he has no monument. Thomas' younger brother Charles, who worked in the king's.

    Free 2-day shipping. Buy Thomas Betterton: The Greatest Actor of the Restoration Stage (Hardcover) at 11 as ‘Thomas Betterton, Private Tutor’, in Notes and Queries, N.S. vol. 54, no. 1 (March ), 56–7; and a section of Chapter 12 as ‘“I Think No Ill One”: a Letter from Thomas Betterton Sheds New Light on the Chandos Portrait’, in The Times Literary Supplement, no (14 August ). My.

    Buy Thomas Betterton: [] by online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Paperback.   It contextualizes key performances and examines Betterton's relationship to patrons, colleagues and family, as well as to significant historical moments and artefacts. The most substantial study available of any seventeenth-century actor, Thomas Betterton gives one of England's greatest performing artists his due on the tercentenary of his death.


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Betterton made his debut in and in was hired by Sir William Davenant for the Duke’s Company, which played successively at the Lincoln’s Inn Fields Theatre and at Dorset Garden. Historical Person Search Search Search Results Results Thomas Betterton ( - ) Try FREE for 14 days Try FREE for 14 days How do we create a person’s profile.

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Thomas Betterton: | | ||| | Thomas Betterton painted by Sir |Godfrey Kneller| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. Thomas Betterton and the Management of Lincoln’s Inn Fields – by Judith Milhous (review) ; Frederick J. Rogers; Comparative Drama; Western Michigan University; Vol.

The life of Mr. Thomas Betterton, the late eminent tragedian: wherein the action and utterance of the stage, bar, and pulpit, are distinctly consider'd ; with the judgment of the late ingenious Monsieur de St.

Evremond, upon the Italian and French music and opera's ; in a letter to the Duke of Buckingham. Background Thomas Betterton was born about in London, United Kingdom; the son of an under-cook to King Charles I. Education Betterton was apprenticed to John Holden Sir William Davenant's publisher, and possibly later to a bookseller named Rhodes, who had been wardrobe-keeper to the theatre in Blackfriars.Thomas Betterton by Roberts, David.

Hardcover available at Half Price Books® Thomas Betterton: The Greatest Actor Of The Restoration Stage. by Roberts, David "Restoration London's leading actor and theatre manager Thomas Betterton has not been the subject of a biography since He worked with all the best-known.Court Books contain the following entry dated 5 March / Q If Mr Batterton the Player bee Free of the Company.

he was Apprentice to Mathew Rhodes.9 This must refer to Thomas Betterton, since the only other known actor of the period called Betterton is William, Thomas's younger brother, who died in a.