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Summary Venue(s) Troupe(s) People Date Happened Date Recorded
The Globe burns: Henry Bluett Globe (I) King's Men (1603-1625) ... From: 29 June 1613 From: 4 July 1613 To: January
A Globe audience members describes a performance of 'The Witches of Lancashire' Globe (II) ... ... From: 11 August 1634 To: 15 August 1634 From: 16 August 1634
The Privy Council orders plays restrained at Newington Newington Butts ... ... From: 11 May 1586 From: 11 May 1586
John Chamberlain to Alice Carleton: The new Globe playhouse is reported to be the fairest 'that ever was in England' Globe (II) ... ... From: 30 June 1614 From: 30 June 1614
Alexander Walsh, a fruiterer, is the Swan's current tenant Swan ... ... From: March 1606 From: March 1606
The Privy Council halts the run of a libellous play at the Curtain Curtain Oxford's Men (1580-1602) ... From: before 10 May 1601 From: 10 May 1601
The Theatre and Curtain are commonly used for plays Curtain; Theatre ... ... From: 23 June 1592 From: 23 June 1592
Privy Council orders a restraint on Sunday playing in Middlesex Curtain; Theatre ... ... From: 29 October 1587 From: 29 October 1587
The Privy Council restrains Sunday playing in Southwark Newington Butts; Rose ... ... From: 29 October 1587 From: 29 October 1587
A message is delivered from St James' palace to the Red Bull players Red Bull Prince Charles' Men (c1609-1625) ... From: April 1617 From: April To: 1617
Players perform at Mile End Mile End Mile End Players ... From: before 6 August 1501 From: 6 August 1501
Essex and Thurles quarrel at the Blackfriars Blackfriars (II) ... ... From: January 1632 From: 4 February 1632
The Curtain has fallen into decay Curtain ... ... From: 1 July 1611 From: 1 July 1611
Newington Butts playhouse no longer stands: sewer clogged Newington Butts ... ... From: by 5 October 1599 From: 5 October 1599
The Prince's Men receive payment in Leicester Boar's Head Prince Charles' Men (c1609-1625) ... From: Summer 1609 From: Summer 1609
Henslowe lists plays performed by the Lord Admiral's and Chamberlain's men Newington Butts Admiral's Men; Chamberlain's Men (1564-1596) ... From: 3 June 1594 To: 18 May 1594 From: after 18 May 1594
Privy Council allows Strange's Men to return to the Rose from Newington Butts Newington Butts; Rose Strange's Men (c1576-1594) ... From: before 25 September 1593 undated
The Lord Mayor and Aldermen of London ask the Privy Council to ban plays and playing Curtain; Rose; Swan; Theatre ... ... From: 28 July 1597 From: 28 July 1597
The Swan pays £4 6s 8d to the Overseers of the Poor of Paris Garden Swan ... ... From: 5 April To: 1611 From: 5 April 1611
The 'players' pay £3 19s 4d to the Overseers of the Poor of Paris Garden Swan ... ... From: 9 April 1621 From: 9 April 1621
More than 3000 people attended the performance of Middleton's 'A Game at Chess' on 'the day that the audience was smallest' Globe (II) King's Men (1603-1625) ... From: 6 August 1624 To: 10 August 1624 From: 10 August 1624
Prince Lewis Frederick of Württemberg sees a performance of 'the story of the Moor of Venice' at the Globe Globe (I) ... ... From: 30 April 1610 From: after 30 April 1610
St Saviour's drafts a petition to the Privy Council to have the local playhouses put down Bear Garden; Rose; Swan ... ... From: 19 July 1598 From: 19 July 1598
St Saviour's is to collect tithes from the local playhouses Bear Garden; Globe (I); Rose; Swan ... ... From: 28 March 1600 From: 28 March 1600
Playhouses proliferate: only the Fortune and Globe are to be allowed Boar's Head; Curtain; Fortune (I); Globe (I); Rose; Swan ... ... From: 22 June 1600 To: 31 December 1601 From: 31 December 1601
The Fortune and Red Bull provide wooing material for a clown Fortune (I); Red Bull ... ... From: before To: 1615 From: 1615
A balladeer is robbed at the Red Bull Red Bull ... ... undated From: circa 1623
The Hope presents bull-baiting Bear Garden; Hope ... ... From: 1621 From: 1621
Curtain players are knavish, vain and sycophantic Curtain ... ... From: 1615 From: 1615
Plays at the Fortune and Red Bull spoil for action Fortune (II); Red Bull ... ... From: before 1641 From: 1641
A contract for the audience of Jonson's 'Bartholomew Fair' at the Hope Bear Garden; Hope Lady Elizabeth's Men ... From: 31 October 1614 From: 1631
Multitudes flock to London's lewd playhouses Bear Garden; Bel Savage; Bell; Blackfriars (I); Bull; Cross Keys; Curtain; Newington Butts; Theatre ... ... From: before 3 February 1577 From: 3 February 1577
The Curtain and Theatre and other purpose-built playhouses are schools for wickedness Bear Garden; Curtain; Newington Butts; Theatre ... ... From: before 1578 undated
A statue of Fortune stands before the playhouse Fortune (II) ... ... From: before 1633 From: 1633
The Globe burns down and is rebuilt: Howes Globe (I); Globe (II) ... ... From: 29 June 1613 From: 1631
The Fortune burns down and is rebuilt: Howes Fortune (I); Fortune (II) ... ... From: 9 December 1621 From: 1631
The title-page of Thomas Middleton's 'A Chaste Maid in Cheapside' claims the play was performed at the Swan Swan Lady Elizabeth's Men ... From: circa 1613 To: 1615 From: 1630
The altered Globe is a a 'stately theatre': John Taylor Globe (II) ... ... From: 1614 From: 1614
The Theatre and Curtain are enemies to good manners Curtain; Theatre ... ... From: 1579 From: 1579
The Red Bull is more elegant than the Fortune Fortune (II); Red Bull Red Bull Company (c1625-1642) ... From: before 1640 From: 1640
Red Bull and Curtain are popular: Vox Graculi Curtain; Red Bull Prince Charles' Men (c1609-1625) ... From: 1623 From: 1623
Lambarde's Perambulation mentions Paris Garden and the Bel Savage as common resorts for entertainment Bear Garden; Bel Savage; Paris Garden ... ... From: 1576 From: 1576
The players have abandoned the Bankside theatres for Middlesex: John Taylor Boar's Head; Curtain; Fortune (I); Globe (II); Red Bull; Rose; Swan ... ... From: circa May 1614 From: 1630
A satirical epigram refers to three London playhouses Curtain; Fortune (I); Globe (I) ... ... From: 1610 From: 1610
Theatres proliferate in 1620s London Blackfriars (II); Fortune (II); Globe (II); Phoenix/Cockpit; Red Bull; Salisbury Court ... ... From: before 1633 From: 1633
Plays performed at the Globe are more spectacular and popular than artful or witty Globe (II) King's Men (1603-1625) ... From: before 1642 From: 1673
The Phoenix auditorium is spherical Phoenix/Cockpit ... ... ... From: 1640
Plays produced at the Globe tend to be spectacular and bawdy Blackfriars (II); Globe (II) ... ... From: before 1642 From: 1653
Jonson execrates against the burning of the Globe Bear Garden; Globe (I); Paris Garden ... ... From: 29 June 1613 From: 1640
Poems compared to bear-baiting: Hall Bear Garden; Paris Garden ... ... From: before To: 1597 From: 1597


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