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    twentieth-century counterparts. Webster said of "An Excellent Actor" that "what we see him personate, we think truly done before us" ("An Excellent Actor," 1615, in Overbury's The Wife) An anonymous elegy on the death of the famous actor Richard Burbage (d.1619) recalls, Oft have I seen him leap into a grave Suiting the person (which he seemed to have) Of a sad lover, with so true an eye That then I would have sworn he meant to die: So lively, the spectators, and the rest Of his sad crew

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    Richard Burbage and the Theatre

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    Richard Burbage and the Theater When modern day people think about “The Theater”, most people think about going to the movies. In earlier times, people thought about one family, The Burbages. The Burbage family was very well known because of their success in the theaters. The purpose of this paper is to give facts about Richard Burbage’s life and to tell the influence he had on the theater. Richard Burbage was the son of James Burbage and the brother of Cuthbert. He was born in 1567 at Stratford-on-Avon

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    Shakespeare

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    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 money was raised by the Burbage brothers, the other half was raised by five actors of the group, one of them was Shakespeare. As

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    The Shakespearean Theatre

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    Elizabethan theatres to provide a more complete picture of the world in which Shakespeare lived and worked. The Theatre The Theatre was the first London playhouse, built in 1576 by the English actor and entrepreneur James Burbage, father of the great actor Richard Burbage and friend of Shakespeare. Located in a northern suburb of London, it was a vast, polygonal, three story timber structure, open to the sun and rain. Its exterior was coated with lime and plaster. It had features such as galleries

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    The Globe Theater

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    there was another "Theatre", which many people do not realize. "The Theatre" prospered for 21 years. Refusing to renew the players' lease, the landowner Giles Allen caused an unexpected problem for the players. James Burbage had recently died and his two sons, Richard and Cuthbert became managers. Although Allen owned the land, the sons owned the Theatre, and they wanted their valuable timber. In desperation, the brothers decided to take action. They leased land across the river and they waited

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    The Globe Theater

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    Chamberlain Company built the Theater in 1599. The Theater was located on the Southern shore of the Thames River in London. Shakespeare, being a member of the Chamberlain Company, became a shareholder in the Theater. Along with Shakespeare, James Burbage, his two sons, and five members of the troupe owned the Globe. This group of men was called Lord Chamberlains Men after a patron of the acting company. In May of 1603, King James I came to see their plays and the troupe changed their name to The King's

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    The Globe Theatre

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    info). The original Globe theater, built in 1576, was actually just called "The Theater" and was owned by James Burbage. He received a 21 year lease on the grounds from a man who looked down upon theater named Giles Allen. When the lease expired in 1597, Allen raised the price on it to an amount that the Acting Troupe of the theater couldn't agree to. A miracle happened then. Burbage found a fault in the preceding lease, giving them the right to demolish the building and move it south across

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    river”(History of the Globe). James Burbage was the man who came up with the idea to build the theater. When the year 1599 was finally here, the Globe Theater was up and running. Next, the architecture of the Globe Theater became a big mystery for many people. According to the article Globe Theater Architecture, “the building was thought to be 20 sided, but recent findings has shown that it was actually in the shape of an octagon”(Globe Theatre Architecture). James Burbage and Dr. John Dee came up with

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    Elizabethan Theatre was so popular that everyone enjoyed it; even Queen Elizabeth. She influenced some of the plays performed in that time and people were honored to perform plays for her. Plays were very important back then and were a part of life. Theatre in the Elizabethan Era was very prominent, including Coriolanus, a tragedy by William Shakespeare, and could be attended by anybody. In 1558 Queen Elizabeth ascended to the throne (Nardo 78). She began a rule that would later be the reason

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    William Shakespeare Essay

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    During the sixteenth century, the Globe Theater was a magnificent structure that housed the most famous plays. For a writer to have his work performed at the Globe was considered an incredible accomplishment. Shakespeare’s originality set him apart from others during his time and led him to the Globe Theater, where he came upon a tremendous amount of success. As with the rest of England, the Globe Theater flourished during the Elizabethan era, also known as the “Golden Age” representing ideals such

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