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Memorial

The Theatre The Theatre & Shakespeare

Plaque: The Theatre

Inscription

The site of this building forms part of what was once the precinct of the Priory of S. John-the-Baptist, Holywell. Within a few yards stood, from 1577 to 1598, the first London building specially devoted to the performance of plays and known as 'The Theatre'.

Site: The Theatre & Shakespeare (2 memorials)

EC2, Curtain Road, 86-90

February 2013: planning permission is granted to build a theatre on this site.

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

Information Subjects commemorated

47382

The Theatre

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

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47419

Priory of St John-the-Baptist, Holywell

Founded before 1127. Augustinian. Disbanded y Henry VIII c. 1540.

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

Information Also at this site

45791

Shakespeare - The Theatre

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

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