Well, sort of.

As the dog days of August drag on, we’re all in need of a feel good story. Into the breach steps the Museum of London. As widely reported, a team of archaeologists from the Museum is excavating the site of an open air playhouse (reputedly the theatre in which Shakespeare’s first plays were performed) in the Shoreditch area of London and making some fantastic discoveries. You can read the Museum’s official press release here.

Image credit: The Shakespeare monument in Central Park, New York (From Harper’s Weekly, May 7, 1864). NYPL Digital Gallery Image ID #800893