Contents: Introduction / Joseph Candido -- The ends of time in Marlowe's Doctor Faustus / Rebecca Bushnell -- Marlowe in Edward II: lender or borrower? / Brian Vickers -- Edward II in performance from the 1980s to the present / David Bevington -- The transitory playhouse: the Theatre, Rose, and Globe / S.P. Cerasano -- Shakespeare and his fellows: honored at Somerset House? / Leeds Barroll -- Richard II on screens / Peter Holland -- The (mis)fortunes of Falstaff in performance / James C. Bulman -- How the noble Spanish soldier describes a battle / Lois Potter -- The staging of the problematic attempted rape scene of The Two Gentlemen of Verona as the culmination of the play's anti-romantic thematic concerns / R.W. Desai -- Across the narrow sea: the 1620 Leipzig Volume of English plays / June Schlueter -- Shakespearean comedy and the boundaries of Europe / Michael Dobson -- George Wither's response to Othello / David M. Bergeron -- Jonson's Epigrams and the learned critics / Peter E. Medine -- Appendix. Charles R. Forker: a bibliography of published works (1958-2014).