The Theatre, Shoreditch
place and theatre
Closed aged c. 21
Commemorated on 2 plaques
The site of this building forms part of what was once the precinct of the Priory of St 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
86-88 Curtain Road, EC2 Hackney, London, United Kingdom where it sited
William Shakespeare acted at The Theatre. Built by James Burbage. Plays by Shakespeare were performed here.
Curtain Road, London, United Kingdom where it sited