If only it were possible to step into a time machine and land ourselves in the the Curtain theatre (or the Globe itself!) with a mug of ale and a raucous tale for the evening…
BY PHILIP BAILLIE, REUTERS JUNE 7, 2012
Archeologists in London have discovered the remains of an early playhouse used by William Shakespeare’s company where Romeo and Juliet and Henry V were first performed.
Predating the riverside Globe, the Curtain theatre, north of the river Thames in Shoreditch, was home to Shakespeare’s company – the Lord Chamberlain’s Men.
Remains of walls forming the gallery and the yard within the venue have been discovered by archaeologists from Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA).
“This is a fantastic site which gives us unique insight into early Shakespearean theatres,”…
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