The reign of Queen Elizabthan I saw the first popular theatres built in London, putting on plays by great writers such as Marlowe, Shakespeare and Jonson. These sites provide more information about this era.
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16th Century Theatre Database
An archive of articles on sixteenth century theatre.
Ancient Rome and English Renaissance Theatre
The two matters considered in depth are the relationship between the design of performance arenas in Elizabethan England and those of Ancient Rome, and Early Modern Plays with a Roman theme.
Biographical Index of English Drama Before 1660
Detailed listing of people involved with the Early modern theatre.
British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
Details of the annual Conference, at the Shakespeare Institute Stratford where postgraduate students submit work on Shakespeare and his contemporary dramatists. Includes the text of papers delivered.
Condemnation of Elizabethan Theater
An examination of attempts by the Puritans and the London Corporation to shut down the theaters, as well as the royal protection which allowed the theaters to thrive.
Elizabethan Playhouses, Actors, and Audiences
An overview of Elizabethan Theatre; covers regulation and licensing of plays, objections to playhouses, companies of actors, and composition and ownership of plays.
The Elizabethan Theatre
An illustrated lecture on the development of the Elizabethan theatre, covering both playhouses and the dramas performed.
Pilgrimage and the Early Modern Stage
An essay which discusses references to pilgrimage in Elizabethan and Jacobean plays.
Poems by 16th Century Dramatists
An index of poems by some of the most important dramatists of the sixteenth century, including William Shakespeare, Torquato Tasso, and Lope de Vega.
Puritanism and the Theatre
An essay considering the reasons behind the Puritan opposition to the Early Modern theatre.
Records of Early English Drama (REED)
Collection of Renaissance and Medieval drama and related works.
Examines the development of the theatres and stages from Medieval drama to Shakespeare's time.
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