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Henslowe, a business with a cash flow problem...
Gradually a building is revealed, The Rose Theatre, three-
tiered, open to the elements and empty. On the floor,
roughly printed, a poster--torn, soiled, out of date. It
SEPT. 7TH & 8TH AT NOON
You Mongrel! Why do you howl When it
is I who am bitten?
screaming. HENSLOWE'S boots are on fire. He is pinioned
position by LAMBERT, who is a thug employed by FENNYMAN,
What am I, Mr. Lambert?
Bitten, Mr. Fennyman.
How badly bitten, Mr. Frees?
Twelve pounds, one shilling and four
pence, Mr. Fennyman, including
Aaagh! I can pay you!
Two weeks, three at the most, Aaaagh!
For pity's sake.
Take his feet out. Where will you get
Sixteen pounds, five shillings and
I have a wonderful new play!
Put his feet in.
It's a comedy.
Cut his nose off.
A new comedy. By Will Shakespeare!
And his ears.
And a share. We will be partners, Mr.
It's a crowd-tickler--mistaken
identities, a shipwreck, a pirate
king, a bit with a dog, and love
I think I've seen it. I didn't like
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