Plaque

Shakespeare - The Theatre

The Theatre & Shakespeare
Shakespeare - The Theatre
Inscription

William Shakespeare acted at The Theatre, built by James Burbage. Plays by Shakespeare were performed here.
London Borough of Hackney

It is thought that Shakespeare lived in Norton Folgate, close to here.

Site: The Theatre & Shakespeare (2 memorials)

EC2, Curtain Road, 86-90

February 2013: planning permission was granted to build a theatre on this site.
2023: Now the plans are for housing and a Shakespeare Museum.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Shakespeare - The Theatre

Subjects commemorated i

The Theatre

The site of The Theatre is the tall building to the left in the picture. Ofte...

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James Burbage

Actor, theatre builder and manager. Built The Theatre in Curtain Road.

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William Shakespeare

Born and died in Stratford-upon-Avon. His birth date is often given as the 23...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Shakespeare - The Theatre

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Hackney Council

Hackney Council was created in 1965 from the 3 Metropolitan Borough Councils ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Shakespeare - The Theatre

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The Theatre

The Theatre

The site of this building forms part of what was once the precinct of the Pri...

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