Playmaker, The

This historical fiction novel is set in 1597, in the London of Shakespeare's time. After his mother’s death 15 year old Richard arrives in London on a quest to seek his missing father, who abandoned the family long ago. He is drawn into the theatre because of his strong voice and good memory. A chance reference to a mysterious stranger puts him the middle of a plot involving religion and politics, as he tries to find his missing father.
Shakespeare
Elizabethan
theatre
Author/Publisher/Website
Cheaney, J.B.
Primary Identifier
9780440417101
Subject
English Language Arts