Viewing Event Record: The Theatre and Curtain are located near Holywell: Stow

Abstract

John Stow's 'Survey of London' notes that the Curtain and Theatre are built near the former site of the priory of St. John the Baptist at Holywell: 'neare thereunto are builded two publique houses for the acting and shewe of Comedies, Tragedies, and Histories, for recreation. Whereof the one is called the Courtein, the other the Theatre: both standing on the Southwest side towards the field.'

Date Event Recorded

Date
From: 1598 (Source of claim: original)

Date Event Happened

Date
From: before 1598 (Source of claim: undefined)

Venues

Name
Theatre
Name
Curtain

People

Name Role
Stow, John author

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