About the Show/Event
Information for The Tragedy of Sir John van Oldern Barnavelt at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, West End (Play). In the febrile atmosphere of post-war Holland, tensions run high, rebellion breaks out, and Barnavelt must stand trial. This real-life political thriller, staged only months after Barnavelt's actual execution, was censored by the Master of the Revels for its political content. (first performed 1619, first published 1883) Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Part of the Read Not Dead season
Author John Fletcher. Author Philip Massinger.