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Why wernt women allowed to play the parts in William shakespeares plays?

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Acting was a part of the work force; during that time period, women were shunned if they did not stay as homemakers.
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Which plays did William Shakespeare play?

It is recorded that Shakespeare acted in the Ben Jonson plays  Sejanus and Every Man in his Humour. It is not recorded what parts  he played. He also acted in his own plays,

Who played William Shakespeare in his plays?

William Shakespeare was the playwright who wrote several dozen plays, many of which are still in production around the world today. While he authored many plays, he did not ap

Why wernt shakespeares plays published in his lifetime?

They were, or at least about half of them were. Individual plays from time to time became popular enough for them to be issued, usually in the size called Quarto. Hamlet was p

Why the women couldn't play in William Shakespeare plays?

Not because they were thought of not worthy to be on stage and they were told to stay at home and do the cooking and cleaning all day and not go out and have fun. That is a to

How was it illegal for women to perform in William shakespeares plays?

It was illegal in the sense that if a woman was caught doing it shecould be arrested and taken before the courts. One woman thisactually happened to is Mary Frith, a woman in