Cuthbert Burbage

(1565—1636) theatre investor and entrepreneur

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(1565–1636), non-playing company sharer and housekeeper (Theatre, Globe, Blackfriars), son of James Burbage, brother of Richard Burbage. As well as his familial link, Cuthbert's theatrical connections are shown by his being mentioned in the wills of William Sly, Richard Cowley, Nicholas Tooley (who died in his house), John Heminges, and Henry Condell.

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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