The Burbages: First Family of Theatre

There are a lot of myths about where Shakespeare might have been during his Lost Years. If he went directly to the Burbages, he could have had no better entrée into the Elizabethan theatre.

When we look at the history of the Elizabethan theatre, the name of Burbage resounds more than any other. James Burbage, the patriarch, is celebrated as the builder of London’s first, permanent, purpose-built…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.