Viewing Event Record: The Curtain and Theatre and other purpose-built playhouses are schools for wickedness

Abstract

A passage in John Northbrooke's anti-theatrical treatise cites the Theatre and Curtain as examples of London's purpose-built playhouses which are schools for wickedness and vice.

Date Event Recorded

Date
undated

Date Event Happened

Date
From: before 1578 (Source of claim: transcription)

Venues

Name
Curtain
Name
Theatre
Name
Newington Butts
Name
Bear Garden

Event Type

  • anti-theatrical comment
  • cultural context
  • playhouse context