When you think Elizabethean thetre, you think Shakespeare. But, who else was there? - Jinx
Strangely enough, there is no clear evidence that Elizabeth herself ever worked in the theatre.
You mean besides the grafitti on the ancient popcorn stand ( last remain ing piece of the Globe Theatre) that reads–
Elizabeth obviously worked Concessions, before becoming an Usherette, then Queen.
As is usual.
John Webster was beginning his rise to prominence as Elizabeth’s reign came to an end. Amongst other plays, he wrote The Duchess of Malfi.
Nell Gwynn was quite disappointed when things didn’t fall out exactly this way.