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Index of Plays

Index of Plays

(p. 587) Includes partial plays, entertainments, scenarios, songs, and other para-theatrical works. Dates are approximate; titles have been shortened to familiar usage, with alternate titles in brackets. ? after author's name indicates uncertain attribution. English titles and dates follow Alfred Harbage, rev. S. Schoenbaum, Annals of English Drama 975–1700, 3rd edn. rev. Sylvia Stoler Wagonheim (London and New York: Routledge, 1989).

The Adventures of the Five Hours. Sir Samuel Tuke. (1663) 549n.61
Aglaura. Sir John Suckling. (1637) 539
Albumazar. Thomas Tomkis. (1615) 251, 257, 262, 267–8
The Alchemist. Ben Jonson. (1610) 103, 166, 251, 257, 262–3, 267–8, 273, 474–5
All for Love. John Dryden. (1676) 561
All's Well That Ends Well. William Shakespeare. (1602) 99n.18
Alphonsus, Emperor of Germany. George Peele? or George Chapman? (1594) 69
Andria, Terence. (1497 edn.) 98, 110
The Antipodes. Richard Brome. (1638) 106
Antonio and Mellida. John Marston. (1599) 104, 164
Antony and Cleopatra. William Shakespeare. (1607) 99, 446
Antonio's Revenge. John Marston. (1600) 167, 170
Arden of Faversham. Anon. (1591) 82, 84, 168, 189, 192, 197, 205–9
The Arraignment of Paris. George Peele. (1581) 101
Lo Astrologo. Giambattista Della Porta. (1606) 267
As You Like It. William Shakespeare (1599) 89, 96, 99n.18, 175, 216, 219n.23, 409n.26, 433, 442, 482–3, 485, 491
Aureng-Zebe. John Dryden. (1675) 568
Bartholomew Fair. Ben Jonson. (1614) 58, 68n.66, 165, 174, 231, 264n.54, 307n.4, 310, 317, 536
The Battle of Alcazar. George Peele. (1589) 160, 167, 169
Bérénice. Jean Racine. (1671) 568
Der Bestrafte Brudermord. Anon. (1710) 498
The Blind Beggar of Alexandria. George Chapman. (1596) 159
Blurt Master-Constable [or The Spaniards Night-walke]. Thomas Dekker? (1601) 164
The Bondman. Philip Massinger. (1623) 539
The Brazen Age. Thomas Heywood. (1611) 293, 305
Le Burle d’Isabella. Flaminio Scala. (1611) 470–2
Bussy D’Ambois. George Chapman. (1604) 277, 282–3
Campaspe. John Lyly. (1583) 175
Camp-bell [or The Ironmongers Faire Field]. Anthony Munday. (1609) 239
Captain Thomas Stukeley. Anon. (1596) 293
The Captives. Plautus?, trans. Cosmo Manuche. (1665) 124
The Careless Shepherdess. Thomas Goffe. (1619) 58, 184
The Case Is Altered. Ben Jonson. (1597) 311
Catiline His Conspiracy. Ben Jonson. (1611) 100n.21, 104
(p. 588) The Changeling. Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. (1622) 104, 166, 183–5, 187, 292, 539
Changes [or Love in a Maze]. James Shirley. (1632) 164
Cheerful Ayres or Ballads. Robert Johnson. (1660) 117
Le Cid. Pierre Corneille. (1634) 565
Civitatis Amor. Thomas Middleton. (1616) 246–7
Comedi vom Soldan von Babilonia. Jakob Ayrer. (1618) 511
Comedi von dem getreuen Ramo. Jakob Ayrer. (1618) 511
Comedies. Terence (various edns.). 32–4, 38, 97–8, 110
The Comedy of Errors. William Shakespeare. (1592) 82, 99
The Contention for Honour and Riches. James Shirley. (1631) 217n.11
Coriolanus. William Shakespeare. (1608) 99n.18, 409
The Court Secret. James Shirley. (1642) 104
Crispus. Bernardino Stefonio. (1597) 564
A Cure for a Cuckold. John Webster and William Rowley. (1625) 342
Cymbeline. William Shakespeare. (1609) 14, 99n.18, 168, 289, 397–8, 400, 409, 421, 478
Cynthia's Revels [or The Fountain of Self-Love]. Ben Jonson. (1600) 14, 68n.66, 104, 233
The Devil is an Ass. Ben Jonson. (1616) 316, 461
The Devil's Charter. Barnabe Barnes. (1606) 292
Dialogo facetissimo. Il Ruzante [Angelo Beolco]. (1529) 473
Dido, Queen of Carthage. Christopher Marlowe. (1586) 133–41, 144n.16, 146, 149
Didon se sacrifiant. Étienne Jodelle. (1560) 140
Didone. Lodovico Dolce. (1547) 140
The Disobedient Child. Thomas Ingelend. (1560) 170
Doctor Faustus. Christopher Marlowe. (1592) 97, 107, 169, 257, 260, 317n.36
The Double Dealer. William Congreve. (1693) 536n.9
The Duchess of Malfi. John Webster. (1614) 233, 292, 538
The Duke of Lerma [or The Great Favorite]. Sir Robert Howard. (1668) 548n.59
Eastward Ho! Ben Jonson, John Marston, and George Chapman. (1605) 162, 279
Edward II. Christopher Marlowe. (1592) 428
Endymion, the Man in the Moon. John Lyly. (1588) 302–3
The English Moor. Richard Brome. (1637) 185
Epicoene. Ben Jonson. (1609) 140n.11
The Example. James Shirley. (1634) 104
The Fair Maid of Bristow. Thomas Heywood. (1604) 124n.25
The Fair Maid of the West [or A Girl Worth Gold], Part I. Thomas Heywood. (1604/31) 88, 101–2
A Fair Quarrel. Thomas Middleton and William Rowley. (1617) 182
The Fairy Queen. Henry Purcell. (1692)332, 337
The Faithful Shepherdess. John Fletcher. (1608) 315, 543–6
The Family of Love. Lording Barry (1607) 100
The Famous Victories of Henry V. Anon. (1586) 152
Fatal love, or The Forced Inconstancy. Elkanah Settle. (1680) 571n.30
Les femmes savantes. Molière. (1672) 475
Lo fingido verdadero. Lope de Vega. (1608) 560
Il Finto cieco. Flaminio Scala (1611) 471
The First Part of Ieronimo. Thomas Kyd? (1605) 68
Fortune's Tennis, Part II [plott]. Anon. (1602) 120
Four Plays, or Moral Representations, in One. John Fletcher. (1613–15) 292, 301
The Four Prentices of London. Thomas Heywood. (1594) 176, 295, 301
Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. Robert Greene. (1589) 251, 257, 259–61, 264, 268
A Game at Chess. Thomas Middleton. (1624) 100
Gascoigne's Princely Pleasures [the Kenilworth Entertainment for Queen Elizabeth]. George Gascoigne. (1575) 231, 241–2
The Gentlemen of Venice. James Shirley. (1639) 95n.7
George a Greene. Robert Greene? (1590) 169
The Glasse of Government. George Gascoigne. (1575) 159
(p. 589) The Golden Age. Thomas Heywood. (1610) 293, 305
Gorboduc [Ferrex and Porrex]. Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville. (1562) 99, 292, 295, 299–302
The Guardian. Philip Massinger. (1633) 159
Hamlet. William Shakespeare (1601) 2n.1, 13, 69n.68, 99, 109, 118, 161, 164–5, 167, 170–1, 187, 285, 288, 291–2, 294–5, 302–5, 388, 390, 392–3, 409, 465, 490, 498, 501, 514, 536, 538n.17, 569, 578
Hecyra. Terence (1595 edn.). 98n.15
The Heir. Thomas May. (1620) 342
Henry IV, Part One. William Shakespeare. (1597) 99n.18, 151, 153–4, 157, 475–6
Henry IV, Part Two. William Shakespeare. (1597) 99n.18, 151, 152n.3, 153, 159, 161, 584–5
Henry V. William Shakespeare. (1595) 99n.18, 105–7, 109, 148, 153–4, 156n.11, 159, 167, 169, 273, 285, 314, 478
Henry VI, Part One. William Shakespeare. (1590) 99n.18, 115
Henry VI, Part Two. William Shakespeare. (1590) 99
Henry VI, Part Three. William Shakespeare. (1591) 93–4, 99, 104
Henry VIII. William Shakespeare. (1613) 99n.18, 248, 293, 538n.17
Hoffman, the Tragedy of [or a Revenge for a Father]. Henry Chettle. (1602) 129n.42
The Honest Whore, Part 1. Middleton and Dekker. (1604) 480
Hyde Park. James Shirley. (1632) 104–5
If You Know Not Me, You Know Nobody. Thomas Heywood. (1605) 321n.43
Il Parlemento. Il Ruzante [Angelo Beolco]. (1529) 473
The Indian Emperor. John Dryden. (1665) 549
The Indian Queen. Sir Robert Howard and John Dryden. (1664) 549
The Insatiate Countess. John Marston. (1607) 71–5, 82, 85
The Iron Age, Parts 1 and 2. Thomas Heywood. (1612) 169, 293, 305
The Jew of Malta. Christopher Marlowe. (1589) 19, 69, 185–7
Jocasta. George Gascoigne. (1566) 292
A Jovial Crew. Richard Brome. (1641) 95n.7, 471–2
Julius Caesar. William Shakespeare. (1599) 99n.18, 102–4, 309, 497
King John. William Shakespeare. (1591) 99n.18, 166, 175
King Lear. William Shakespeare. (1605) 18, 72, 99n.18, 286, 409n.26, 421, 430–1, 436, 465–7, 538, 575
A Knack to Know a Knave. Anon. (1592) 159
The Knave in Grain, New Vampt. John Day? (1640) 129n.42
The Knight of the Burning Pestle. Francis Beaumont. (1607) 68n.66, 175, 309–10, 319–20, 322, 324
The Lady Mother. Henry Glapthorne. (1635) 122, 124
A Larum for London [or The Siege of Antwerp]. Anon. (1599) 168n.36
Late Lancashire Witches. Richard Brome and Thomas Heywood. (1634) 168n.36
Locrine. George Peele? Robert Greene? (1594) 167
Londini Emporia. Thomas Heywood. (1633) 238–9
A Looking Glass for London and England. Robert Greene and Thomas Lodge. (1588) 166
Love in a Maze [Changes]. James Shirley. (1632) 104, 160
Love's Labour's Lost. William Shakespeare. (1595) 79, 99n.18, 104, 169, 232
The Loyal Subject. John Fletcher. (1618) 539
Lust's Dominion [or The Lascivious Queen]. Thomas Dekker? (1600) 69n.68
Macbeth. William Shakespeare. (1606) 99n.18, 167–8, 191, 256, 409, 429–30, 436–7, 538
The Mad Lover. John Fletcher. (1617) 539
The Maid in the Mill. John Fletcher and William Rowley. (1623) 539
The Malcontent. John Marston. (1604) 68n.66, 78, 183
Mankind. Anon. (1465) 73–4
The Man's the Master. William Davenant. (1668) 57n.41
Mary Magdalene. Anon. (1480) 97
A Maske Presented at Ludlow Castle [Comus]. John Milton. (1634) 545
The Masque of Blackness. Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones. (1605) 106–7
(p. 590) May Day. George Chapman. (1602) 104
The Mayor of Queenborough [or Hengist, King of Kent]. Thomas Middleton. (1618) 169
Measure for Measure. William Shakespeare. (1604) 91n.39, 99n.18, 305, 483, 538
Le Médecin Volant. Molière. (1645) 76
The Merchant of Venice. William Shakespeare. (1596) 99n.18, 305, 377, 417, 420, 438–9
Mercury Vindicated from the Alchemists at Court. Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones. (1616) 263
Merry Wives of Windsor. William Shakespeare. (1597) 99n.18, 157–9, 170, 473, 529
A Midsummer Night's Dream. William Shakespeare. (1596) 20, 99n.18, 104, 157, 165, 232, 256, 273, 285, 313–14, 324–7, 329, 332–4, 336–7, 339, 341–5, 369, 433–4, 436, 485, 536, 545
The Misfortunes of Arthur. Thomas Hughes. (1588) 303n.18
Mother Bombie. John Lyly. (1591) 82
Mucedorus. Anon. (1590) 163n.24
Much Ado About Nothing. William Shakespeare. (1598) 99n.18, 288, 481, 538n.17
Mundus et Infans. Anon. (1508) 97
A New Way to Pay Old Debts. Philip Massinger. (1625) 82, 168
No Wit, No Help Like A Woman's. Thomas Middleton. (1611) 57
Northward Ho! Thomas Dekker and John Webster. (1605) 168
Old Fortunatus. Thomas Dekker. (1599) 498
The Old Law. Thomas Middleton. (1618) 162
Orlando Furioso. Robert Greene. (1591) 101, 119–20, 173n.1, 509
Othello. William Shakespeare. (1604) 5, 69n.68, 99n.18, 307, 323, 342, 428, 436, 518, 529, 531–2
The Parson's Wedding. Thomas Killigrew. (1641) 168
Pericles, Prince of Tyre. William Shakespeare. (1608) 133, 145–9, 380, 539
Phaedra. Seneca. (49 CE) 90
Phèdre et Hippolyte. Jean Racine. (1677) 571
Poetaster [or The Arraignment]. Ben Jonson. (1601) 133, 140–1, 143, 146, 149, 162, 311
The Politician. James Shirley. (1639) 104
Promos and Cassandra, Parts I and II. George Whetstone. (1578) 100
The Prophetess. John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. (1622) 295
The Puritan [or The Widow of Watling Street]. Thomas Middleton. (1607) 159
The Queen [or the Excellency of her Sex]. John Ford. (1628) 567
The Queen of Arragon. William Habington. (1640) 57
The Queen and Concubine. Richard Brome. (1635) 292–3, 296–8, 301, 305
Ralph Roister Doister. Nicholas Udall. (1552) 99
Ram-Alley or Merry Tricks. Lording Barry. (1608) 307, 317
The Rebellion. Thomas Rawlins. (1638) 68n.66
The Return from Parnassus, Part II. Anon. (1603) 163
The Revenger's Tragedy. Thomas Middleton? (1606) 170
Ricardus Tertius. Thomas Legge. (1580) 168n.36
Richard II. William Shakespeare. (1595) 99n.18, 104, 122, 409
Richard III. William Shakespeare. (1592) 79, 88, 99n.18, 104, 107, 163, 167, 175
The Rival Ladies. John Dryden. (1664) 549
The Roaring Girl. Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker. (1611) 57, 107, 277, 280
Robert, Earl of Huntingdon, The Downfall of. Henry Chettle and Anthony Munday. (1598) 294, 298
Rollo Duke of Normandy [The Bloody Brother]. John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. (1617) 104
The Roman Actor. Philip Massinger. (1626) 161, 536
Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. (1596) 85, 99, 104–5, 181–3, 288, 339–40, 342, 369, 383, 397, 409, 414–15, 436, 481, 538n.17
The Royal Master. James Shirley. (1637) 105
Rule a Wife and Have a Wife. John Fletcher. (1624) 539
Samson Agonistes. John Milton. (1671)557, 564
Sappho and Phao. John Lyly. (1583) 309
Satiromastix. Thomas Dekker. (1601) 162, 508
(p. 591) Schröckliche Tragedie vom Regiment vnnd schändlichen Sterben des türkischen Keisers Machumetis des andern dis namens, wie er Constantinopel eingenommen vnd gantz grausam tyrannisirt [Keiser Machumet]. Jakob Ayrer. (1618) 511
Second Shepherd's Play. Anon. (1390) 74n.7
Sejanus. Ben Jonson. (1603) 90, 114n.4
The Second Part of the Seven Deadly Sins [plott]. Anon. (1590) 120
The Shoemaker's Holiday. Thomas Dekker. (1599) 84n.23, 164, 212–13, 215, 217–18, 220–1, 223–8, 427, 488–9
The Siege of Rhodes. William Davenant. (1656) 549
The Silver Age. Thomas Heywood. (1611) 293, 305
Sir Clyomon and Sir Clamydes. Anon. (1570) 485
Sir John Oldcastle. Anthony Munday, Michael Drayton, Richard Hathwaye, and Robert Wilson. (1599) 153–4
Soliman and Perseda. Thomas Kyd? (1592) 68
The Sophy. Sir John Denham. (1641) 538, 539n.18
The Spanish Curate. John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. (1622) 539
The Spanish Tragedy. Thomas Kyd. (1587) 61–9, 107, 152, 160–6, 170, 188, 292, 301, 306, 316, 505–6, 508–13
Speculum Aestheticum [Lingua]. Thomas Tomkis, German trans. Johannes Rhenanus. (1613) 499
The Spring's Glory. Thomas Nabbes. (1638) 224n.34
The Staple of News. Ben Jonson. (1626)318–22, 324
The Suspicious Husband. Benjamin Hoadly. (1747) 585n.43
Tamburlaine the Great, Parts I and II. Christopher Marlowe. (1587–8) 2n.3, 61, 100–1, 159, 165–6, 449, 451, 458, 478
The Taming of the Shrew. William Shakespeare. (1592) 99n.18, 152, 157, 169, 427
Tartuffe [ou L’Imposteur]. Molière. (1664) 475
The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (1611) 14, 18, 99n.18, 107, 201, 233, 251, 257, 262–5, 267–8, 290, 305, 377, 379, 409n.26, 538
Thomas of Woodstock [or I Richard II]. Anon. (1592) 167, 169
The Three Ladies of London. Robert Wilson. (pr. 1581) 55
Timon of Athens. William Shakespeare. (1607) 99, 529
Titus Andronicus. William Shakespeare. (1594) 69, 99n.18, 168, 563
Tottenham Court. Thomas Nabbes. (1634) 168
Tragedia von dem griegischen Keyser zu Constantinopel und seiner Tochter Pelimperia mit dem gehengten Horatio [Pelimperia]. Jakob Ayrer. (1618) 511
Tancred and Gismund, The Tragedy of. Robert Wilmot. (1591) 292.
The Traitor. James Shirley. (1631) 104
La Travagliata Isabella. Flaminio Scala. (1611) 471
The Travels of the Three English Brothers. John Day, George Wilkins, and William Rowley. (1607) 259, 428
The Triumphs of Fame and Honor. John Taylor. (1634) 241
The Triumphs of Honor and Industry. Thomas Middleton. (1617) 234, 238, 240, 244
The Triumphs of Love and Antiquity. Thomas Middleton. (1619) 243, 246–7
The Triumphs of Re-United Britannia. Anthony Munday. (1605) 238–9, 241–3, 248
The Triumphs of Truth. Thomas Middleton. (1613) 231, 240n29
Troia-Nova Triumphans. Thomas Dekker. (1612) 243n42, 245–6
Troilus and Cressida. William Shakespeare. (1602) 99, 104–5
True Tragedy of Richard III. Anon. (1591) 167, 169
The Turkish Mahomet and Hiren the Fair Greek. George Peele. (1588) 160, 512
Türkische Triumphkomödie. John Spencer. (1612) 512
Twelfth Night [or What You Will]. William Shakespeare. (1601) 99n.18, 169, 182, 221n.32, 231, 392, 394, 396–7, 478, 491, 538
The Two Gentlemen of Verona. William Shakespeare. (1593) 99n.18, 374
The Two Merry Milkmaids. John Cumber? (1619) 57
The Two Noble Kinsmen. William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. (1613) 341–2
(p. 592) The Two Noble Ladies and the Converted Conjurer. Anon. (1622) 122, 124
The Unhappy Fair Irene, The Tragedy of. Gilbert Swinhoe. (1658) 162
Le Véritable Saint Genest. Jean Rotrou. (1645) 560
Volpone. Ben Jonson. (1606) 86, 276, 461
A Warning for Fair Women. Anon. (1590) 167, 293
The White Devil. John Webster. (1612) 176, 284–5, 292, 310
The Whole Royal and Magnificent Entertainment of King James. Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, and Stephen Harrison. (1604) 233, 235–6
The Whore of Babylon. Thomas Dekker (1606) 292
The Widow's Tears. George Chapman. (1604) 104
A Wife for a Month. John Fletcher. (1624) 539
The Wild Gallant. John Dryden. (1663) 548
The Wild-Goose Chase. John Fletcher. (1621) 539, 546
The Winter's Tale. William Shakespeare. (1610) 18, 89, 99n.18, 109, 289–90, 297, 358–9, 366, 373, 375–84, 387, 427, 436, 439
The Witch of Edmonton. William Rowley, Thomas Dekker and John Ford. (1621) 169
The Wits [or Sport upon Sport]. Francis Kirkman. (1662) 185
The Woman Hater. Francis Beaumont. (1607) 104
A Woman Killed with Kindness. Thomas Heywood (1603) 189, 192, 197–9, 202–5, 209
The Woman's Prize, or The Tamer Tamed. John Fletcher. (1611) 539
Women Beware Women. Thomas Middleton. (1621) 196n.15
Your Five Gallants. Thomas Middleton. (1607) 168