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== Theatrical Provenance ==
 
== Theatrical Provenance ==
  
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"A Toy to Please Chaste Ladies" was performed by the Admiral's men at the Rose over the span of a year, from November 1596 to November 1597.
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== Probable Genre(s) ==
 
== Probable Genre(s) ==

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Historical Records

Performance Records

Playlists in Philip Henslowe's diary

Fol. 14 (Greg, I. 27)
ye 14 of novembʒ 1595 . . . . ne . . Rd at a toye to please my ladey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ljs
ye 21 of novembʒ 1595 . . . . . . . . Rd at a toye to please chaste ladeyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxjs
ye 31 of novembʒ 1595 . . . . . . . . Rd at the toye to please chaste ladeyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xijs
ye 10 of Jenewary 1595 . . . . . . . . Rd at a toye to please chaste ladeyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xviijs
Fol. 15v (Greg 1.30):
ye 13 of aprell 1596 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rd at toye to please chaste ladeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxxixs


Fol. 21v (Greg 1.42)
ye 9 of June 1596 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rd at the chaste ladye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xviijs
ye 12 of July 1596 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rd at the toye . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xs



Theatrical Provenance

"A Toy to Please Chaste Ladies" was performed by the Admiral's men at the Rose over the span of a year, from November 1596 to November 1597.

Probable Genre(s)

Comedy (Harbage)

Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

References to the Play

Critical Commentary

For What It's Worth

Works Cited


Gurr, Andrew. Shakespeare's Opposites: The Admiral's Company 1594-1625. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.



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