Directions: Use the websites below to answer the following questions about the Globe Theater, where Shakespeare was part owner, playwright, and actor



Download 8.15 Kb.
Date21.05.2021
Size8.15 Kb.

The Globe Theater
Directions: Use the websites below to answer the following questions about the Globe Theater, where Shakespeare was part owner, playwright, and actor.
Enotes on the Globe

1) Where did the Burbages get the materials to build the Globe Theater?

2) What closed London's theaters in 1592? What did Shakespeare do during this time?

3) Shakespeare was a part of the Lord Chamberlain's Men. Who was Lord Chamberlain?


The Old Globe Theater History

4) Describe the atmosphere of going to the theater in the late 1500s and early 1600s.

5) The Globe, unlike other London theaters, did try to incorporate some special effects and props. What were some of the effects and props the Globe featured?

6) At this time, actors did not rehearse the play or even memorize their lines because they were doing different plays nearly every day. They used "cue acting." What's that?

7) In 1596, the Church successfully persuaded the government to ban theaters inside London's city limits. Why did the Church object to the theater?

8) How did the first Globe Theater burn down?



9) Why was the Globe (the second one) eventually shut down?

The Globe Theater Reconstructed

10) Look through pictures of recent productions at the new Globe Theater that was built in 1997. What are some differences between the way plays are produced now and the way they were produced in Shakespeare’s time? (Yesterday’s video described what plays were like at the Globe in the Elizabethan Era.)


Share with your friends:




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page