Essays and criticism on Thomas Middleton, William Rowley's The Changeling - Critical Essays. eNotes Home;. The Changeling is widely considered to be one of the best non-Shakespearean tragedies.
The Phoenix, the theatre where The Changeling premiered, was a small private theatre on Drury Lane. Built in 1609 to stage cockfights, and thus originally called the Cockpit, the building was.