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Winter’s Tale – Historical Timeline

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.

Sweet Tea

Sweet Tea Shakespeare is a theatre & music company based in Fayetteville NC. We also do Shakespeare in Raleigh NC, Shakespeare in Sanford NC, Shakespeare in Elizabethtown NC. We do occasional musical theatre. We do school performances. We have a drunk Shakespeare series called LIT. We have a young company called Green Tea.