Renaissance Europe 1300-1600: Theater - Research Article from Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

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Important Events in Theater

c. 1300 The Italians Lovato Lovati and Nicolò di Trevet produce commentaries on ancient tragedies by the Roman Seneca.
1315 Albertino Mussato writes the first Renaissance tragedy, Ecerinis, based upon the style of the ancient Roman Seneca. The work is intended to be read, rather than staged, and relates the life of the thirteenth-century Italian despot, Ezzelino da Romano.
1339 The Paris Goldsmith's Guild begins performing a cycle of mystery plays annually.
1376 The first records establish the performance of a mystery play in the English city of York. Over the next century, the annual performance will grow to be one of the most impressive in England.
1384 A mystery cycle begins to be performed in the city of London.
1400 Mystery and Passion cycles grow more popular throughout Northern Europe.
1402 The king of France grants a monopoly to the Confraternity of the Passion to...

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