Viewing Event Record: More than 3000 people attended the performance of Middleton's 'A Game at Chess' on 'the day that the audience was smallest'

Abstract

An account of the Spanish ambassador's protest over the production of Middleton's 'A Game at Chess' observes that more than 3000 people attended the play 'on the day that the audience was smallest.'

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 10 August 1624 (Source of claim: transcription)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: 6 August 1624 To: 10 August 1624 (Source of claim: externally supplied)

Venues

Name
Globe (II)

Troupes

Name
King's Men (1603-1625)

Event Type

  • audience context
  • company context
  • performance context
  • playhouse context