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Winter’s Tale – Historical Timeline

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Timeline—History of the Play

~ 1588— Pandosto, a pastoral romance by Robert Greene (the literary source for Shakespeare’s “Winter’s Tale”) published.

~ c.1610-1611—Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale first published.

~ May 11, 1611–”The Winter’s Tale” first performed at the Globe Theatre in London

~ November 5, 1611–”The Winter’s Tale” performed before King James I at the Royal Court

~ February 14, 1613–”The Winter’s Tale” performed at Whitehall as part of the festivities in honor of the

~ marriage of Princess Elizabeth to King Frederick IV, Elector Palatine

~ 1623—“The Winter’s Tale” published in First Folio.

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