From the sixteenth century, at the end of the English occupation, we find the first mention of plays when played at Notre Dame. The first real theater was built in Calais in 1725 Street of Old Major (now Rue de la Mer).
It was a place with benches and a stage with only three canvases painted as a decoration. It was here that the part was played by De Belloy deemed, "The Siege of Calais" (1765). In 1772, Pierre Quilliacq said drawing, the owner of the Hotel d'Angleterre, the city proposes to offer a concert hall at the bottom of his garden. In return, he asks the exclusive privilege of every show. Calais in 1825 bought the theater Drawing for $ 70 000 francs. It then becomes municipal theater called "Theatre Street Leveux". The room could hold 800 spectators. In April 1838, there was a deficit of 1,400.80 francs, repeat this every month despite the presence of the greatest actors of the most famous and wealthy spectators through the development of steam navigation quia falicité the coming foreigners.
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