Information about each of the most famous names and type of theatre in the Elizabethan era have been described in this section including the Globe, the Theatre, Newington Butts, the Curtain Elizabethan Theatre, the Rose Theatre, the Swan Theatre, the Fortune Elizabethan Theatre, the Boars Head , the Bear Garden, the Bull Ring and the Hope Elizabethan Theatre.
Map showing the location of London Elizabethan Theatres - The Inn-yards, Amphitheatres and Playhouses
A useful Elizabethan London Map has been provided in the Elizabethan Theatre section in which all of the famous Elizabethan theatres have been highlighted.
Elizabethan Theatre Sections
Additional information is available about each of the 12 Amphitheatres, 8 Playhouses and 6 Inn-yards via the Elizabethan Theatres link.
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Globe Theatreand William Shakespeare
James Burbage - Famous Elizabethan Theatre Entrepreneur
James Burbage was the famous theatrical entrepreneur who was responsible for the introduction of the theatre in London including the Globe Theatre. Learn about this important man in his biography.
Elizabethan Theatre Facts
Looking for fast facts about the theater? Check out the fast, interesting, important and even little known facts about the theater. The section covering Elizabethan Theatre Facts includes a wealth of information about the Elizabethan Theatre.
Elizabethan Theatre Costume
What type of costumes did the Elizabethan actors wear? Women were not allowed on the stage - boy actors played the parts of women and wore some very uncomfortable costumes and life threatening make-up..
Elizabethan Actors and Acting Troupes
Everyone has heard of William Shakespeare but who were the other Elizabethan actors? Why were Acting Troupes formed, how many were there and who were their patrons?
Elizabethan Theatre - the Plays and Playwrights
What plays were written and produced and who were the playwrights?
The Globe Theatre
The history of the Globe Theatre, the construction and design of the theatre. William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
Comprehensive information about the Elizabethan theatre during the times of William Shakespeare.