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Comedy of Errors 1st Performance
This is where The Comedy of Errors was first performed.
Location: Gray's Inn Hall, South Square, Holborn
Description: This is the fabulous Gray's Inn Hall where it is recorded that the first ever performance of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors took place.
A company of base and common fellows, is mentioned in the Gesta Grayorum (The Deeds of Gray) as having occurred in Gray's Inn Hall on Dec. 28, 1594.
Queen Elizabeth I was a regular visitor, as was Francis Bacon.
The impressive and ancient chestnut screen here is reputed to come from one of the 1588 Spanish Armada ships.
Tagged in this Tour: Elizabethan & Stuart London
Tagged in this Tour:
Lepers, Beer, and Thespians», 0.7km
The Royal Court Theatre», 2.6km
The New London Theatre», 0.5km
The Gielgud Theatre», 1.0km
Colet Court: Home of Joseph», 5.8km
Her Majesty's Theatre», 1.0km
Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre», 1.4km
The First ever London Theatre», 1.4km
The Prince Edward Theatre», 0.8km
The Royal Opera House», 0.6km