The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.0243  Thursday, 14 June 2012


From:        John Briggs <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         June 13, 2012 8:15:41 PM EDT

Subject:     Re: SHAKSPER: The Curtain


Hardy M. Cook quoted Maev Kennedy, writing in The Guardian (and presumably following an overheated press release):


>Well preserved remains of Shakespeare’s original “wooden O” stage, the 

>Curtain theatre where Henry V and Romeo and Juliet were first performed,

>have been discovered in a yard in east London


Henry V was, indeed, probably first performed at The Curtain, but R&J was first performed at The Theatre.


John Briggs


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