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Lord Chamberlain

Could license a play and sensor all works

Restoration Period

Theater is coming back to England but the king declares it illegal to produce places without his patent

Repertory Company

A company would have a large series of plays they could do at any moment's time

Sentimental Comedy

Over emphasis on sympathetic responses to others - purpose was to draw a smile and a tear

Jeremy Collier

Wrote about the problems with plays of the day - got people thinking about the inappropriateness of comedies

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