Crash Course Theater

The English Renaissance and NOT Shakespeare

Episode 13 | 12m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

The Renaissance came to England late, thanks to a Hundred Years War that ran long and a civil war to decide who would be the royal family. BUT after that, there was a flowering of humanism, science, and culture. Theater was a big part of it. Today, we're talking about the London theater scene and the playwrights that set the stage...ahem...for the main man of English Theater, William Shakespeare.

Aired: 09/17/18

Rating: NR


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