Burbage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Burbage English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
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Usage

In literature:

Anyways he jist lay still an' so Doc says, 'Mebby there's several Richard Burbages.
"Kilo" by Ellis Parker Butler
About the year 1587 Shakespeare left his family and went to London and joined himself to Burbage's company of players.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
Here's Burbage, Condell, and Will Shakspere ha' rebuilt Blackfriars play-house in famous shape; and, marry, where are we?
"Master Skylark" by John Bennett
Richard Burbage and Edward Alleyn, the leading actors of their generation, made large fortunes.
"From Chaucer to Tennyson" by Henry A. Beers
It was this bit of "void ground" that Burbage had selected as a suitable location for his proposed playhouse.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
Burbage created the title-part in Shakespeare's tragedy, and its success on the stage led to the play's publication immediately afterwards.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
Burbage inspected the windows.
"Old Valentines" by Munson Aldrich Havens
There is nothing unusual or mysterious in the fact that Burbage mortgaged the Theatre to Hyde.
"Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592" by Arthur Acheson
The answer of C. Burbage, Winifred, his brother's widow, and William his son.
"Shakespeare's Family" by Mrs. C. C. Stopes
Burbage was the great tragedian, and the original performer of Richard III.
"Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places" by Frederick William Fairholt
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In news:

Graveside funeral services for Charles H. Burbage , 87, of Oxford, formerly of Oak Ridge, Tenn. Will be 1 pm EST, Friday, Oct 12, 2012, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dorothy Clark Burbage , of Moncks Corner, a former employee of the Holiday Inn Express, died Friday, Sept 14 in a North Charleston hospital.
Surviving are her husband, Mendel "Bat" Burbage .
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