Before Shakespeare asks how and why commercial playhouses came to be built in London during the reign of Queen Elizabeth.  We engage in performance and archival research to explore the world of sixteenth-century playhouses and the plays performed in them.

Our next workshop, in collaboration with TIDE, takes place on the 19th November.  Find out more in our blog on immigration and the workshop here, and

BOOK TICKETS AT EVENTBRITE TO JOIN US ON THE DAY.

We’ve also been down in Cornwall this month supporting Emma Frankland with research and development workshops for a production of John Lyly’s Galatea. See what we’ve been up to with the play on the Galatea section of our blog, Galatea Gallery, or YouTube

Find out more about our season of staged readings at The Globe with James Wallace, including a word on our first play, The Rare Triumphs of Love and Fortune, here.

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Contact us on beforeshakespeare@gmail.com.

 

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