Related Content

Related Overviews

Royal Shakespeare Company

Peter Brook (b. 1925) English theatre director

William Bridges-Adams (1889—1965) theatre producer

Frank Benson (1858—1939) actor and theatre manager

See all related overviews in Oxford Reference »


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Performing arts
  • Theatre


Show Summary Details


Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Quick Reference

Stratford-upon-avon's theatre opened in 1879 to stage short annual festivals of Shakespeare's plays. Seasons were extended by Frank Benson's Company (1888–1918). The original theatre burned down in 1926 and was ...

Subjects: Performing artsTheatre

Reference entries

View all reference entries »