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List of Ben Jonson plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Ben Jonson, playwright. This Ben Jonson plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Ben Jonson characters. This list of plays by Ben Jonson is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. Eastward Hoe and Every Man in His Humour are included on this list. What plays did Ben Jonson write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Ben Jonson and can help you decide, "What are the best Ben Jonson plays?" (13 items)

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A Tale of a Tub is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
A Tale of a Tub Ben Jonson A Tale of a Tub is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Ben Jonson. The last of his plays to be staged during his lifetime, A Tale of a Tub was performed in 1633 and published in 1640 ...more

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Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy G. R Hibbard , Ben Jonson Bartholomew Fayre: A Comedy is a comedy in five acts by Ben Jonson, the last written of his four great comedies. It was first staged on 31 October 1614 at the Hope Theatre by the Lady ...more

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Eastward Hoe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Eastward Hoe Ben Jonson , John Marston , George Chapman Eastward Hoe or Eastward Ho, is an early Jacobean era stage play, a satire and city comedy written by George Chapman, Ben Jonson, and John Marston, printed in 1605. The play was written in ...more

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Chloridia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Chloridia Ben Jonson Chloridia: Rites to Chloris and Her Nymphs was the final masque that Ben Jonson wrote for the Stuart Court. It was performed at Shrovetide, 22 February 1631, with costumes, sets and stage ...more

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Christmas, His Masque is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Christmas, His Masque Ben Jonson Christmas, His Masque, also called Christmas His Show, was a Jacobean era masque, written by Ben Jonson and performed at the English royal court at Christmas of 1616. Jonson's masque displays ...more

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Epicœne, or The silent woman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Epicœne, or The silent woman Ben Jonson Epicœne, or The silent woman, also known as Epicene, is a comedy by Renaissance playwright Ben Jonson. It was originally performed by the Blackfriars Children or Children of the Queen's Revels, ...more

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Every Man in His Humour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Every Man in His Humour Ben Jonson Every Man in His Humour is a 1598 play by the English playwright Ben Jonson. The play belongs to the subgenre of the "humours comedy," in which each major character is dominated by an ...more

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Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue Ben Jonson Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue is a Jacobean era masque, written by Ben Jonson and designed by Inigo Jones. It was first performed on Twelfth Night, 6 January 1618, in the Banqueting House at ...more

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The Masque of Blackness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Alfonso Ferrabosco the younger , Ben Jonson The Masque of Blackness was an early Jacobean era masque, first performed at the Stuart Court in the Banqueting Hall of Whitehall Palace on Twelfth Night, 6 January 1605. The masque was written ...more

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The Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
The Alchemist Ben Jonson The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King's Men, it is generally considered Jonson's best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor ...more

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The Devil is an Ass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
The Devil is an Ass Ben Jonson The Devil is an Ass is a Jacobean comedy by Ben Jonson, first performed in 1616 and first published in 1631. The Devil is an Ass followed Bartholomew Fair, one of the author's greatest works, ...more

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The Masque of Beauty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
The Masque of Beauty Ben Jonson The Masque of Beauty was a courtly masque composed by Ben Jonson, and performed to inaugurate the refurbished banqueting hall of Whitehall Palace on 10 January 1608. It was a sequel to the ...more

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Volpone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Ben Jonson Plays List
Volpone Ben Jonson Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605-06, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's ...more