The Theatre was an Elizabethan playhouse in Shoreditch just outside the City of London. It was the second permanent theatre ever built in England, after the Red Lion, and the first successful one. English Renaissance theatre—also known as Renaissance English theatre and Elizabethan . The first permanent English theatre, the Red Lion, opened in but it was a short-lived failure. The first successful theatres, such as The Theatre. The Theatre was the first London playhouse, built in by the English actor and entrepreneur James Burbage, father of the great actor and friend of Shakespeare, Richard Burbage. It had features similar to those of the future Globe playhouse and other playhouses of the day, such.
Timeline of British theatre from fourteenth century until present day covering royalty and censorship as well Margaret Hughes, first woman on the English stage. The Theatre was the first purpose-built early modern playhouse and the original home of the Chamberlain's Men (later the King's Men after ). Some of the. The Theatre, first public playhouse of London, located in the parish of St. After the death of James Burbage in February , The Theatre's lease ended.
The Theatre was among the first playhouses in England since Roman times. Like the many other playhouses that followed, it was a multi-sided structure with a. The Swan was a theatre in Southwark, London, England, built between and , during the first half of William Shakespeare's career. It was the fourth in. The first permanent English theatre, the 'Red Lion' opened in but it was a short-lived failure. The first successful theatres, such as The Theatre, opened in. Discover The Theatre in London, England: Two plaques commemorate the site of Shakespeare's first theatre.