How often, prythee, have you been in these playhouses which you are so ready to decry?'
The death of the Queen in 1603 led to the closing of all playhouses.
Playhouses, coffeehouses, and taverns were the scenes of their rendezvous.
What had London playhouses to do with these spirits of thin air?
They ought to come to California and pattern after some of our playhouses.
The buildings that once appeared so grand had shrunk to playhouses.
The manners of the London playhouses were aped not unsuccessfully.
Assuredly these were very hard times for players, playhouses, and playgoers.
Then came the arbitrary closing of the playhouses—professedly but for a season.
These were all erected about 1576, and other playhouses were opened soon afterwards.