Standard Name: Burbage, Richard
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In November 1596, after Burbage acquired a building for a new public theatre at Blackfriars, the name of the widowed Elizabeth Russell stood first on a petition by local residents to the Privy Council...
Blackfriars had been built by Richard Burbage in 1596. Apart from the composition of the audience, the biggest difference between it and the public theatres was that here candlelight could replace or supplement daylight. The...