The Business Pioneer of 1500s

Philip Henslowe was a pioneer in the theater industry and was proven to be very successful with his work. With The Rose Theater and later on The Globe in part of his possession, he is characterized as a keen business man. He also helps produced or acquired some of the most famed actors in the Elizabethan era. Henslowe married a wealthy widow in his younger years, and was able to


by Samuel Pepys

fund his investment into The Rose theater. As he first encountered fame and wealth through the success of the Rose theater, he progressively invested in new and better theater programs. His fame as depicted in the movie, Henslowe was very involved the theater production process, and rose along Shakespeare.  Henslowe was so dedicated to theater, and he passed away while still being in the theatric business.[1] Henslowe`s ambition has driven him to his success in the theater industry.


[1] Solved, David B. Schajer. “Shakespeare and Philip Henslowe.” Shakespeare and Philip Henslowe. N.p., 01 Jan. 1970. Web. 17 Jan. 2017.

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