Curved wall of Shakespeare's original theater found in London's Shoreditch

A team of experts from the Museum of London believes it has found the remains of William Shakespeare's first theater which saw the premiere of plays such as Romeo and Juliet. (video)

The original theater was built in 1576, later torn down, and materials used to construct the Globe, Shakespeare's later theater. The site of the current archaeological dig is owned by Tower Theatre Company, which hopes to build a reconstruction around the foundation of the original building.