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Cambyses (staging)

By Elkanah Settle (January 1671; pub. 1671)

Of all the plays in the first period of LIF production this is the most complex in terms of its demand on theatre resources. 1,974 more words

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Side-shutter (wing) changes

It would have been in the interest of theatre managers and scene keepers to limit the number of side-shutter changes in a production. Assuming four side-shutter positions, as in my LIF model and in various stage designs by John Webb and Inigo Jones (see the… 230 more words

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The Indian Emperor (shutters)

Read this diagram in conjunction with the associated scenery plot.

The Indian Emperor was designed to reuse scenery from The Indian Queen

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