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
A useful Elizabethan London Map has
been provided in the Elizabethan Theatre section in which all of the
famous Elizabethan theatres have been highlighted.
Additional information is
available about each of the 12 Amphitheatres, 8 Playhouses and 6
Inn-yards via the Elizabethan Theatres link.
Click here if you need more detailed facts and information about the
James Burbage - Famous Elizabethan Theatre
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.
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..
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?
- 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
Comprehensive information about the
Elizabethan theatre during the times of William Shakespeare.