The History of the Globe Theatre

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History & Timeline

The Globe Theatre, built in 1599 in which William Shakespeare had a stake.In 1593, the theatre closes because of the Bubonic Plaque, known as the Black Death.The Christmas of 1598, Timber from the theatre; taken to use for the building of the new theatre to be called the Globe.In 1614, Globe theatre demolished by the Puritans, the Globe was rebuilt this time with roof tiled.1595, March 15 first document mentioning Shakespeare connected with the Theatre.1599, the Globe Theatre is opened on Bankside.1596 James Burbage purchases Blackfriars & converts it into his own theatre, he was unable to get permission to open as a theatre it stands empty.