Lord Chamberlain's Men was the name of the acting troupe that William Shakespeare wrote and acted for, and of which he was a shareholder. Henry Carey, First Baron Hunsdon, who was also known as Lord Chamberlain, was the ... More »

Shakespeare's plays were performed in several different playhouses, private theaters and provincial theaters. They were also performed in London's great halls and inns. The most famous theater associated with productions... More »

William Shakespeare wrote at least 37 plays, as well as narrative poems and a collection of sonnets, during the English Renaissance period. Shakespeare's plays fall under three genres: tragedy, comedy and history. Some o... More »

Scholars believe Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" to entertain and win the approval of King James I. Shakespeare's troupe, originally "The Lord Chamberlain's Men," changed its name to "The King's Men" to honor the new Scottis... More »

William Shakespeare's theater company was called the Lord Chamberlain's Men. Lord Chamberlain's Men ran under the patronage of Henry Carey, as he was Lord Chamberlain at the time. It was established in 1594 under the rul... More »

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Shakespeare worked for an acting company called The Lord Chamberlain's Men starting in the early 1590s, which then changed its name to King's Men after King James I took the throne in 1603. The company was considered pop... More »

The Lord Chamberlain's Men is the theater company that Shakespeare joined in 1594. After King James I took the throne in 1603, the company changed its name to the King's Men. The King's Men was the most-popular theater c... More »