Touring, Women, and the English Professional Stage

Mueller, Sara
June 2008
Early Theatre;2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
The article investigates various performance records to look at the acceptance of women touring professionals as part of the performance culture of early modern England. It criticizes the positivist approaches to reading performance archives. The author argues that performance records are important because they provide an opportunity to qualitatively analyze a tradition. She illustrates that performance records can show women itinerants as performers.


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