Infographic: A Brief History of English Theater

Kirstin Fawcett
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In the infographic below, Oxford University Press gives theater lovers a brief overview of the English theater’s historic evolution, beginning in the 16th century and ending in modern times. Learn about the repertory theaters of Queen Elizabeth’s London, see which playwrights and actors were popular during each era, and discover which innovations allowed the medium to flourish over the centuries.


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