Edinburgh: Playhouse (old)

Country: Scotland, United Kingdom
Historic County: Midlothian
City: Edinburgh
Location: Old Playhouse Close, 196 Cannongate

Opened 1747. Closed 1769.

Notable world premieres:

  • John Home: Douglas (1756)

Link: Wikidata

Edinburgh: Playhouse (old) Reverse Text: "Old Playhouse Close, Cannongate, Edinburgh. The site of the first regular theatre in Edinburgh. The tragedy of Douglas by Rev. John Home was performed here. The theatre ceased to exist in 1786, when the Theatre Royal was opened in Shakespeare Square."
Publisher: Castle Series; 'Old Closes'
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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