The Beggar’s Bush

Past productions

A play by and

The play is one of several works of English Renaissance drama that present a lighthearted, romanticized, Robin-Hood-like view of the world of beggars, thieves, and gypsies; in this respect it can be classed with plays of its own era like The Spanish Gypsy, Massinger’s The Guardian, Suckling’s The Goblins, and Brome’s A Jovial Crew, as well as a group of earlier works, like the Robin Hood plays of Anthony Munday.

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