Richard Burbage

Standard Name: Burbage, Richard


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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Bacon
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...
Occupation William Shakespeare
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...


September 1598
Ben Jonson 's earliest well-known comedy, Every Man in His Humour, was first performed, with a cast that included Richard Burbage and William Shakespeare .