DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1607 Middleton, Thomas (?) The Revenger's Tragedy

Reference Information

DEEP #: 491
Greg #: 253a(*)
STC/Wing #: 24149
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1607
Date of First Production: 1606 [1605-1606]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto
Variants: There are two issues of this edition: Greg 253a(*) is dated 1607; Greg 253a(†) is dated 1608. See also Greg 253a(†)

Title-Page Features

Performance: As it hath beene sundry times Acted, by the Kings Maiesties Seruants.
Imprint: AT LONDON Printed by G. ELD, and are to be sold at his house in Fleete-lane at the signe of the Printers-Presse. 1607.

Paratextual Material


Stationer Information

Printer: Eld, George
Imprint Location: D.2 (Newgate Without - Fleet Lane)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 7, 1607: Entered to George Eld: "Twoo plaies thone called the revengers tragedie".
Additional Notes: Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture attributes the play to Middleton and dates the first production to Late 1606; Annals attributes it to Anonymous and dates it to 1606 [1605-1606].