10 mars 2009

Love's Labour Found: Shakespeare's First Playhouse Confirmed

16th C Pottery Fragment with face. © Museum of London LONDON.- The location of London’s first purpose built playhouse, called The Theatre, built in 1576 by James Burbage, has been confirmed by Museum of London Archaeology following investigation of the site, currently a disused warehouse, in Shoreditch, Hackney. Shakespeare wrote and performed at The Theatre between 1594-7 and Romeo and Juliet was almost certainly premiered there. Findings from the current excavation are the remains of what is believed to be the inner wall of... [Lire la suite]
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