Does the rediscovery of Shakespeare's Curtain theatre matter? Absolutely
From scale to snacks, dress to drinks, the remains of the Shoreditch playhouse promise to reveal much about the environment that shaped Shakespeare's early work
Aroused from Curtain'd sleep … but what secrets about Elizabethan playhouse conditions will be revealed by the excavation of the Shoreditch theatre?
The rediscovery of the site of the Curtain theatre in Shoreditch, east London, has sent a ripple of excitement through Shakespearean circles, yet the nondescript yard off Curtain Road is a dull and shabby space, with a scar of gravel marking the trench where the 20th-century concrete was recently broken up.
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