Charles Fleetwood

(1724—1747) theatre manager

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(d. 1747), controversial English manager whose period at Drury Lane 1734–44 was significant for the appointments of Macklin as artistic manager and Garrick as a senior player.

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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