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  • Playhouse Curtains In Elizabethan Theatre
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    Elizabethan Theatre & Drama Drama and theatrical presentation in Elizabethan England is not acknowledged and remembered today because of individual plays, but for the physical plant itself, its facilities, social attendance, general themes, and writers of the time. Plays were important and vital to the time period, but the playhouse and factors surrounding it, really characterize the Elizabethan period. Writers and actors alike all play an important part in the theatre, and very important is the...
  • Globe Theatre
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    The Globe Theatre, A seventeenth century English theatre in Southwark, London. Also known, as an Elizabethan theatre was most notable for the initial and contemptuous productions of the dramatic works of English writers, William Shakespeare, Ben Johnson, Beaumont and Fletcher, and others. In 1576, a carpenter named James Burbage built the first theatre in England, which he called, simply, The Theatre, the first time the word was used to refer to a building specifically designed for the staging o...
  • Globe Theatre
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    Among the many famous writers we have studied this year is William Shakespeare. Shakespeare's life was assuredly most intriguing. Seeking answers, we had simple questions we wanted to determine. What were his morals His passions His legacy When studying Shakespeare, we found that his life revolved around the Globe Theatre. Naturally we wanted to see why Shakespeare spent so much of his life involved in the Globe. The first Globe lasted from 1599-1613. Additionally, this structure was called the ...
  • Construction Of The Globe Theatre The G.T.
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    The Globe Theatre 1. Prehistory Shakespeare joined the Lord Chamberlain men in 1594. At that time the company didn't have an own theatre. Sometimes they played in, , The Theatre' or in the, , Curtain-Theatre'. After James Burbage died in 1598, the lease of the land where, , The Theatre' was built, was passed. His sons Cuthbert and Richard Burbage tried to convince the owner to renew the lease, but he didn't. So Cuthbert and Richard leased land at the south bank of the Themse. Half of the needed ...
  • Upper Levels Of The Stage
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    The public playhouse in Elizabethan England was a place that invoked great criticism. Some saw it as an instrument of evil. The theatre, according to some, nurtured thieves, which preyed on innocent playgoers. If that was not enough public playhouse were said to help spread bubonic plague, also known as the Plague, due to the close contact of the patrons. In order to contend with this criticism all public playhouses were placed outside of the jurisdiction of the local government. One of the most...
  • Construction Of A New Globe Theatre
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    The Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre was a London Theatre, which was built in the year 1599. The English actor, Richard Burbage, in partnership with William Shakespeare, the renowned poet and playwright, built the theatre. William Shakespeare was born in 1564. In 1588 he left the town of Wicks hire, and went to London. Here in London he met the brothers Richard and Cuthbert Burbage. These men were also actors or players at the time. The land that was used for building the Globe Theatre upon was p...
  • Open Air Globe Theatre
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    The Globe Theatre is the theatre in which Shakespeare's greatest plays were performed. The fame of the Globe is from the fact that William Shakespeare himself worked, wrote, and acted in his own plays there. Although the Globe theatre that exists today is not the one from Shakespeare's time, it is an almost exact replica. The Delacorte theatre can in no way compare to the Globe's fame, but the performances that are put on in both theatres are magnificent. The Globe was first built in 1599 and wa...
  • Globe Theatre Of 1599
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    The Globe Theatre of 1599 "Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear" The Globe Theatre in London was where most of William Shakespeare's plays were first presented. It was built in 1599 by two brothers, Richard and Cuthbert Burbage, who owned its predecessor 'The Theatre' at Shoreditch in north London. Before 1599 the Lord Chamberlain's Men performed in public primarily at The Theatre, which had been leased by James Burbage, father of Richard. In the winter of 1598 the lease...
  • Known As The Shakespeare Globe Theatre
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    The Globe Theatre also known as the Shakespeare Globe Theatre was not only one of most famous playhouse's of all time, but the play house where Shakespeare performed many of his greatest plays. Built from oak, deal, and stolen playhouse frames, the 3 storey, 3000 capacity Globe Theatre, co-owned by William Shakespeare has become almost as famous as the playwright himself. On the expiry of the lease of London's oldest playhouse, The Theatre, north of the city walls in 1598, its timbers was disman...
  • Globe Theatre
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    "Although Shakespeare's plays were performed at other venues during the playwright's career, the Globe Theatre in the Southwark district of London was the venue at which the Bard's best known stage works were first produced" (Shakespeare's Globe Theater, 1). What a remarkable place. Just think about all of the talent and famous works that came out of this historical theatre. To think that William Shakespeare and all of his associates once performed at this, living-day, theatre excites me enough ...

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