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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, c1879

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, c1879

The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opened in 1879. This theatre was the site of an annual festival of Shakespeare’s plays, and its resident seasonal company was called the Shakespeare Memorial Company.

Information source: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. -http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/511570/Royal-Shakespeare-Company-RSC

Image source - Circulating Collection, Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia. Subject: England - Stratford-on-Avon - Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

 

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