Shakespeares Birthplace English playwright William Shakespeare was born in this house on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon in April Shakespeares father, John, purchased the building in two stages, in 1556 and Today, Shakespeares birthplace is a museum, furnished as it might have been in Shakespeares time. It also houses an exhibit on Shakespeares life.
Anne Hathaway's Cottage Anne Hathaway married English poet and playwright William Shakespeare in Pictured here is her cottage in Stratford-upon- Avon.
Shakespeares Burial Site Englands greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, shown here. His epitaph reads: Good friend for Jesus sake forbeare To digg the dust encloased heare: Blese be ye man yt spares thes stones And curst be he yt moves my bones.
Globe Theatre in London The Globe Theatre, where dramatist William Shakespeare saw his plays performed 400 years ago, has been rebuilt near its original location on the south bank of the Thames River in London, England. The rebuilt theater opened in 1997 and offers performances of Shakespeares plays during the summer. Traditional materials were used in the rebuilding. A thatched roof covers the galleries where the audience sits, and the outer walls are made of lime plaster.
Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet, Balcony Scene In the famous balcony scene from the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Juliet Capulet emerges from her bedroom to muse upon the young man she has just met and fallen in love with, Romeo Montague. He, much taken with her, overhears her thoughts with pleasure while hidden below. A long-standing feud between the Capulets and Montagues keeps the young lovers apart.