Lost Plays Database

Description: 

"The Lost Plays Database is a wiki-style forum for scholars to share information about lost plays in England, 1570-1642. Its purpose is to add lost plays to scholarly discussions of early modern theatrical activity". The Lost Plays "are a potential source of significant information on playwrights, playing companies, venues in London and the provinces, repertory studies, and audiences". This database provides a browsable catalogue and a searchable collection that allows scholars to discover these works. The digital resource is completely open access.

Director(s): 
Roslyn L. Knutson and David McInnis
Contact: 
lost-plays@unimelb.edu.au
period: 
1570-1642
geographical region: 
England
Affiliation(s): 
University of Melbourne
API: 
Content Area: 
Databases
Catalogues