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  The Rose Theatre
The Rose, only the fifth purpose-built theatre in London, and the first theatre on the South Bank, was built in 1587 by Philip Henslowe, a London entrepreneur.
The Rose was built in the Liberty of the Clink on the Bankside by carpenter John Grigge, on a plot of land leased by Henslowe.
The theatre was tulip-shaped, of timber and plaster on a brick foundation.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/rose.htm   (447 words)

 Encyclopedia: Rose Theatre
The Rose was built in 1587 by Philip Henslowe and John Cholmley.
Henslowe had interests in other theatres, including the Fortune (built in 1600), and when the lease ran out on The Rose in 1605 it was abandoned.
The handling of the Rose Theatre by government, archaeologists and the developer provided impetus for the legitimisation or archaeology in the development process and led the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher to introduce PPG 16 in an attempt to manage archaeology in the face of development threat.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Rose-Theatre   (275 words)

 The Rose (theatre) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Rose was an (A person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I) Elizabethan (A building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented) theatre.
It was the first of several playhouses to be situated in Bankside, (Click link for more info and facts about Southwark) Southwark, in a "liberty" outside the jurisdiction of (The capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center) London's civic authorities.
The Rose was built in 1587 by (Click link for more info and facts about Philip Henslowe) Philip Henslowe and John Cholmley.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/th/the_rose_(theatre).htm   (292 words)

 Shakespeare's Theatres: The Rose
The Rose was built by dyer and businessman Philip Henslowe in 1587.
The Rose property consisted of a plot lying on the corner of Maiden Lane and Rose Alley -- an alley about 400 feet long, "leadinge [south] from the Ryver of thames into the saide parcell of grownde," according to Henslowe's own papers.
The Rose was round and elegant, solidly composed of brick and timber, and easily accessible, making it more sophisticated than the Theatre.
www.shakespeare-online.com /theatre/therose.html   (453 words)

 The Rose Theatre in Port Townsend, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Rose Theatre, one of the most treasured features of Port Townsend's National Historic District, originally opened in 1907.
The Rose showcased local talent, travelling vaudeville troupes and a recent invention: moving pictures.
The theatre closed in 1958 but was re-discovered and lovingly restored in 1992.
www.rosetheatre.com   (120 words)

 Rose Theatre: WWW-VL Theatre and Drama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The site of the Rose Theatre, the first Elizabethan theatre on London's Bankside where Shakespeare learned his craft, where he had his first plays performed and where he probably acted, is to be opened to the public in early April 1999 (exact date still to be confirmed).
It marks the first stage of a massive fundraising campaign by the Rose Theatre Trust (RTT) to rescue the archaeological remains of the theatre from eventual decay and to secure them for future generations by carrying out a full-scale excavation.
Visitors to the Rose will be entering what Simon Hughes, local MP and Rose Theatre Trustee, has described as being uniquely the sound and the ground and the place and space of Shakespeare.
www.brookes.ac.uk /VL/theatre/rose.html   (930 words)

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The Rose Theatre was only the fifth purpose-built theatre in London and the first to be constructed on the South Bank of the Thames.
Uniquely amongst Elizabethan theatre owners, Henslowe kept a detailed account book-cum-diary, and from this it is known that in March 1592, the Admiral's Men displayed their theatrical talents in the premiere of a play called "Henry IV".
Other major playwrights closely associated with the theatre were Ben Jonson (rival and eventual close friend of Shakespeare) and Thomas Kyd (whose main claim to fame is as the author of "A Spanish Tragedy," and possibly having a hand in an early version of "Hamlet").
www.timothydalton.com /new_page_4.htm   (3148 words)

 Historic London: The Rose Theatre
At the time of the agreement, the theatre itself was already in the process of being erected by their carpenter, John Grigge, on the site of a house known as 'The Rose'.
Much is known about Henslowe's time at 'The Rose,' due to the survival of his papers which were placed in the library of Dulwich College by its founder (1619), the principal actor of the company known as The Admiral's Men and Henslowe's son-in-law, Edward Alleyn.
However, the decline of 'The Rose' was on the horizon.
www.britannia.com /history/londonhistory/histrose.html   (1231 words)

 The Rose
This reconstruction of the Rose* by theatre historian C. Walter Hodges is based on information obtained from the excavation begun in December, 1988.
The Rose, built by Philip Henslowe in 1587, was the first playhouse on the Bankside.
The Rose got its name from the rose gardens on the original property, The Estate of the Little Rose.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLTnoframes/stage/rose.html   (162 words)

 Rose Theatre
In 1600, with the Rose in bad repair and suffering from the competition of the newly opened Globe Theatre, Henslowe built a new theatre, the Fortune, to the north of the city, and the Admiral's Men transferred there.
The Rose was used sporadically until Henslowe's lease expired in 1605 and was torn down shortly thereafter.
In 1989 the building foundations of the Rose Theatre were rediscovered in London during a construction project.
search.eb.com /shakespeare/micro/510/37.html   (250 words)

 The Rose Theatre - Castle of Spirits.com Ghost Story
Just like any other theatre in America or anywhere on earth for that fact, The Rose Theatre at Semo is just like the rest.
I nodded and told them I would meet them in the theatre when I was done (since I only had a little more left to do before i was done.) When I did finish I walked into the theatre and found nothing.
Later in the day I asked one of the college kids that was helping with the class if the theatre was haunted he looked at me and said yes, then he went to tell me about the story of "Mary" and "old man".
www.castleofspirits.com /stories04/rosetheatre.html   (787 words)

 Rose Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It drew on the commitment and expertise of a small team of drama staff who were responsible for running the theatre and organising the professional programme.
The Rose Theatre employes students as ushers and to help with get-in and get-out for the professional companies.
Contact June Gibbons in the Rose Theatre office which is located in the Performing Arts Department (at entrance to the Rose Theatre).
www.edgehill.ac.uk /Faculties/HMSAS/drama/rose.htm   (215 words)

 Billy Rose Theatre
The Billy Rose Theatre Collection, established in 1931, holds invaluable clipping files containing a wide range of newspaper and theatre material concerning Fornes' works.
Within the Billy Rose Theatre Collection is the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT), established in 1970, which holds videotapes of some Fornes plays and her directorial work.
The Billy Rose and the TOFT staff are excellent in the help they give.
www.mariairenefornes.com /billyrosetheatre.html   (303 words)

 What's going on at the Rose Theatre? in The AnswerBank: People & Places
It is also the only Elizabethan theatre left in the world of which there are substantial remains.
More than half of the Rose's remains were found during the redevelopment of an office block and a campaign stopped the site from being destroyed.
It was London's fifth theatre but went out of fashion when the bigger Swan and Globe theatres opened nearby.
www.theanswerbank.co.uk /Article2073.html   (447 words)

 The Purple Rose Theatre Company
The chance to become a member of Marshall W. Mason's Circle Repertory Company was a classic case of being in the right place at the right time.
Looking back on it, I can honestly say that had I not had Marshall and Lanford Wilson and their wonderful theatre, I would not have had a career.
It seems to me that if the American Theatre is to remain vital it must produce American plays, and it can only do that by supporting, nurturing, and developing American playwrights.
www.purplerosetheatre.org   (247 words)

 The Rose Theatre Movie Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The School of Athens, Port Townsend Extension, is organized as the classical Greek gymnasia, or gathering places, to hear speakers on a wide variety of ideas, as represented by Raphael in his Vatican fresco, The School of Athens.
All lectures are on Sundays at 1:00 PM at the Rose Theatre.
General admission to the Rose is $8, senior citizens (62+) $7, children (12 & under) $6.
www.rosetheatre.com /thisweek.html   (2657 words)

 Rose Theatre Exhibition Opening in London
The Rose Theatre Exhibition, on the site of the Elizabethan Southwark Theatre where England's greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, may have learnt his craft, has at last opened to the public for the first time.
In 1989, shortly after the remains of the original Elizabethan theatre were discovered during building excavations, the late Sir Laurence Olivier rallied support for the site's preservation, with the above words, adapted from the battle-cry of the most famous Shakespearean part he ever played: the title character in Henry V.
Developers were persuaded to revise their plans and have created an area to preserve and display the remains of the Rose in situ.
www.britannia.com /history/therose.html   (585 words)

 Playbill News: Michigan's Purple Rose Theatre Owns Its Home Outright
The Purple Rose Theatre Company, perhaps the greatest success story in the history of Michigan resident theatre, announced that its mortgage is paid in full.
The theatre's name was inspired by "The Purple Rose of Cairo," the Woody Allen film in which Daniels appeared.
The theatre is current offering the Steve Martin-Carl Sternheim comedy, The Underpants (through June 5) and follows it with the world premiere comedy, Duck Hunter Shoots Angel, by best-selling author Mitch Albom ("Tuesdays With Morrie"), June 24-Aug. 28.
www.playbill.com /news/article/85656.html   (587 words)

 NYPL, About the Billy Rose Theatre Collection
The Billy Rose Theatre Collection of The New York Public Library is one of the largest and most comprehensive archives devoted to the theatrical arts.
Chronicling performances around the globe and throughout the centuries, the Billy Rose Theatre Collection was formally established in 1931, following a gift to The New York Public Library of thousands of items from the estate of producer and playwright David Belasco.
While it houses an extraordinary array of traditional reference materials, the Collections strength and uniqueness lie in its unparalleled collection of theatre ephemera as well as its pioneering efforts to document theatre on videotape and film.
www.nypl.org /research/lpa/the/theabout.html   (242 words)

 The Rose - Bankside's First Theatre
Built in 1587 by Philip Henslowe, the Rose was the first theatre on London's Bankside.
Nearly ten years later, the theatre site was reopened to the public (on 13 April 1999), this time as the venue for an exciting exhibition presenting the history of the Rose.
This has been organised by the Rose Theatre Trust as the first stage in its campaign to reawaken public interest in the site, and help raise funds for its re-excavation, stabilisation and permanent display.
www.rosetheatre.org.uk   (134 words)

 Shakespeare's Theatre
This includes sites dedicated to the physical Globe Theatre (the original and the modern, reconstructed Globe) and other contemporary Elizabethan playhouses, as well as aspects of Shakespearean theatrical performance.
The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Wasedu University, built after the Fortune Theatre.
The two matters considered in depth are the relationship between the design of performance arenas in Elizabethan England and those of Ancient Rome, and Early Modern Plays with a Roman theme.
shakespeare.palomar.edu /theatre.htm   (637 words)

 Secret Rose Theatre
Together, they envisioned a small theatre that was not just another fl box; something intimate yet comfortable, with a stage large enough for actors to really practice their craft.
The theatre was launched with their critically acclaimed production of Madame Butterfly, in March 1999.
Since then, they have produced LA's longest running family musical in 2000 "Big Tush, Little Tush", "American Heroes: The Musical Fable of the Wright Brothers" by the late Mark Towner and "Tales from the East" at the LA Convention Center.
www.secretrose.com /history.htm   (411 words)

 Antiquity: The rose theatre, London: the state of knowledge and what we still need to know.(Research)@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The rose theatre, London: the state of knowledge and what we still need to know.(Research)
The site of The Rose playhouse, first uncovered fifteen years ago, has become an extraordinary crossroads.
It is now a meeting-place for actors, architects, theatre designers and historians of early theatre, a multitude of enthusiasts for Shakespeare and Marlowe, and of course the archaeologists who recorded the remains for the Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS), Julian Bowsher and Simon...
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:118956837&refid=ink_tptd_mag   (198 words)

 Rose Theatre, Ormskirk, Lancashire | Edge Hill
The Rose is a favourite of visiting professional theatres, comedians and dance companies.
A foyer and bar area, fully equipped for disabled patrons, make the Rose a popular night out and students are entitled to concessions.
Also, new for Autumn 2005 is an exciting members' only live music night, Live and Loud, held every month in the Venue.
www.edgehill.ac.uk /rosetheatre   (403 words)

 Rose Children's Theatre Homepage
Rose Children's Theatre is a nonprofit community organization providing a variety of theatre opportunities, including acting classes and internships, for youth, their families, and adults.
Humpty Dumpty is Missing (or the Mysterious Case of the Fallen Egg)
Euphoria Chocolate Co. is a proud sponsor of Rose Children's Theatre
www.therct.com   (95 words)

 Purple Rose Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The theatre is "in the round"(for those of you who haven't had the pleasure of attending a play there) and very small.
When it was recently renovated everyone was afraid it would lose the wonderful intimate feeling we all enjoyed so much.
You really feel like you're involved in the lives of the characters that are being so skillfully depicted on the stage.
www.dawkins.com /purplerose.html   (268 words)

 AOL CityGuide: - Tucson - Sierra Vista - Arizona Rose Theatre - Theater
Over the last 15 years, the Arizona Rose Theatre has established itself as TucsonÂ’s premiere company for original musical performances.
Indeed, Arizona Rose is one of the few companies in the state that writes the books for its own productions.
Arizona Rose puts on four main productions each year -- including a Broadway show -- featuring the Tucson areaÂ’s best actors.
cityguide.aol.com /tucson/entertainment/venue.adp?id=101943011   (278 words)

 Secret Rose Theatre - NoHoArtsDistrict.com
Fire Rose Productions' most popular programs, "The 10-Minute Play Festival", the "Play-a-Thon", our spoken word series "Melt In Your Mouth" and presentations from the Solo Performance Workshop, presented all in one month!
The Secret Rose Theatre, established in 1999, is a fully equipped professional theatre located in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood.
The Secret Rose is a handicapped accessible theatre.
www.nohoartsdistrict.com /theatreweb/secret_rose.htm   (509 words)

 Secret Rose Theatre
12:30 PM The Sparking Sea Theatre Company - "The Maids"
2:00 PM Secret Rose - "Big Tush, Little Tush" and "The Wright Brothers"
Secret Rose - "Big Tush, Little Tush" and "The Wright Brothers"
www.nohoartsdistrict.com /festival2000/secretrose.htm   (100 words)

 TudorHistory.org Blog: Blue Plaque for the Rose Theatre
TudorHistory.org Blog: Blue Plaque for the Rose Theatre
If you've ever gone to look at historical sites in London, you are probably familiar with the Blue Plaques.
The remains of the Rose Theatre from Elizabethan times is on this year's short-list.
tudorhistory.org /blog/2005/08/blue-plaque-for-rose-theatre.html   (96 words)

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