ENGLAND.In the 1500's & 1600's
  • William Shakespeare was born in a little town called Stratford upon Avon. The name came from the location of the town itself, which was upon the river Avon.
  • Theatre was centered in London, however was banned from the city's proper. It was instead forced to the suburbs in Southwark. This was called the "Theatre District."

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