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== Theatrical Provenance ==
 
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Lord Strange's men performed "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio" at the Rose in 1592. Its performances were woven into the run of Thomas Kyd's ''Spanish Tragedy'', during which the two were paired four times (March 13 & 14, March 30 & 31, April 22 & 24,* and May 21 & 22. "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio" was consistently scheduled first in the pairing. However, in December 1592, when Strange's men returned to the Rose, ''The Spanish Tragedy'' was continued in the repertory without "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio."
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*a day intervened, but that day was a Sunday (frequently a day on which no performances were scheduled)
  
 
== Probable Genre(s) ==
 
== Probable Genre(s) ==

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Historical Records

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Performance Records (Henslowe's diary)

Fol. 7 Greg I, 13

Res at spanes comodye donne oracoe the 23 of febreary 1591 ......................... xiijs vjd
Res at the comodey of doneoracio the 13 marche 1591 ......................... xxviiijs
Res at doneoracio the 30 of marche 1591 ......................... xxxixs


Fol. 7v Greg I, 14

Res at the comodey of Jeronymo the 10 of aprell 1591 ......................... xxviijs
Res at the comodey Jeronymo the 22 of aprell 1591 ......................... xvijs
Res at the comodey of Jeronymo the [12]21 of maye 1592 ......................... xxviijs


Fol. 8 Greg I, 15

Res at the comodey of Jeronymo the 20 of June 1592 ............... xvs




Theatrical Provenance


Lord Strange's men performed "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio" at the Rose in 1592. Its performances were woven into the run of Thomas Kyd's Spanish Tragedy, during which the two were paired four times (March 13 & 14, March 30 & 31, April 22 & 24,* and May 21 & 22. "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio" was consistently scheduled first in the pairing. However, in December 1592, when Strange's men returned to the Rose, The Spanish Tragedy was continued in the repertory without "The Spanish Comedy of Don Horatio."

  • a day intervened, but that day was a Sunday (frequently a day on which no performances were scheduled)

Probable Genre(s)

Comedy

Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

References to the Play

Critical Commentary

For What It's Worth

Works Cited