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  • Elizabethan Theater The Elizabethan Theater
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    The Elizabethan Theater The Elizabethan theater also known as Elizabethan Playhouses where the first known theaters built only for the purpose of performing plays. They were built in honor of Queen Elizabeth. Many of these theaters wre built in many different locations. They were created to entertain everyone from the poorest beggar to the richest lords. Many plays were performed, using all types of dramatic scripts from romance to violence. Many plays were c encored by the government and punish...
  • Elizabethan Theater
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    Elizabethan Theater By: Chris Elizabethan times in the 1600's was a progression for the world of the theater. A period named after Queen Elizabeth I of England, it is from this period that modern day society has its foundation for the entertainment industry. From the violence that was prevalent because of the Black Death, people turned to the theater for its poetry and romance. During this time period, there were two types of theatrical performances that were available for the people's viewing, ...
  • Crime And Punishment In Elizabethan England By
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    Bloody Painful: Crime and Punishment in Elizabethan England By: Ely atan Marcus This article's purpose is to express the danger of breaking the law in England. Most of the punishments of our time are deemed cruel and unusual. The death penalty can no longer be enacted in cases of theft or highway robbery. The following paragraphs will describe the various instruments of punishment (torture) of the period. One out of the ordinary punishment of this era is the drunkard's cloak. It is a punishment ...
  • Elizabethan Theaters And Elizabethan Theater Companies
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    Queen Elizabeth came to be known as one of the greatest rulers of the English empire. Under the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, a more efficient government was created. The church was unified, the English empire was expanded, and language, literature, and theater flourished to a greatness that would be impossible for almost any other period of English history, or any other European empire, for that matter, to match. Although there was a great rise in literature, it was theater that catapulted to gre...
  • Elizabethan Theater Drama
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    Elizabethan Theater Drama changed literature and theater into what it is today. I. History of Elizabethan Theater a. forming of theater 1. medieval church 2. mystery and morality b. actors 1. rogues and thieves 2. acting guilds II. Influences and people a. commanding actors 1. Shakespeare 2. Burbage b. other 1. wars of the roses (other historical influences) 2. laws restricting theater. The theaters a. prices 1. seating 2. stage b. the theater and the globe 1. locations and characteristics 2. Bu...

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