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    Globe Theater

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    II. Structure of the Globe The theater that Cuthbert Burbage built for the Chamberlain's Men had a total capacity of between 2,000 and 3,000 spectators. Because there was no lighting, all performances at the Globe were conducted, weather permitting, during the day (probably most often in the mid-afternoon span between 2 P.M. and 5 P.M.). Because most of the Globe and all of its stage was open air, acoustics were poor and the actors were compelled by circumstances to shout their lines, stress their

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    The Globe Theater

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    The Globe Theater 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

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    Compared to the technical theaters of today, the London public theaters in the time of Queen Elizabeth I seem to be terribly limited. The plays had to be performed during daylight hours only and the stage scenery had to be kept very simple with just a table, a chair, a throne, and maybe a tree to symbolize a forest. Many say that these limitations were in a sense advantages. What the theater today can show for us realistically, with massive scenery and electric lighting, Elizabethan playgoers had

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    The Globe Theater

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    his plays were produced in the Globe Theater. Shakespeare’s second home was the Globe Theater. He was there watching his works be performed and be turned into a masterpiece. All of his notable plays were performed in the Globe Theater. The architects were Richard Burbage, Theo Crosby, and Peter Street. They made this monumental building that has been standing for plenty of years and more years to come. The Globe Theater is special because the architecture of the theater allowed the audience to be able

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    The Globe Theater

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    The Globe Theater The Globe Theater is said to be the most important structure in Shakespeare's dramatic career. The 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

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    The Globe Theater

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    The Globe Theater is truly a magnificent site that reminds us of our early theater. It was built in 1599 and lasted until 1613. It was rising to popularity with other theatres during this time and was built along with many other. Literature exploded with new forms of writing and various attractive playwrights. People during this time were very excited for entertainment and many different kinds of it such as. Theater was an influential part in the middle ages during the Elizabethan era. It was mainly

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    The First Globe Theater

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    The First Globe Theater The Globe Theater was built around 1598 in London’s Bankside district. It was one of four major theaters in the area - the others were the Swan, the Rose, and the Hope. It was an open air octagonal amphitheater that could seat up to 3, 000 spectators. The theater was three stories high, with a diameter of approximately 100 feet. The rectangular stage platform on which the plays were performed was nearly 43 feet wide and 28 feet deep. The staging area housed trap doors in its

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    Williams Shakespeare and The Globe Theater

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    Shakespeare being performed right in front of yours eyes at the amazing Globe Theater. William Shakespeare was part owner of The Globe Theater. The famous Globe Theater was a place where outstanding plays were performed. This theater held people from all over the world to watch performances. In the article “The Elizabeth Era” states that “often the Queen would come to the Globe Theater to watch Shakespeare’s work “(Alchin). The Globe Theater has great significance to British history because of the building

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    English10 Per3 3/5/14 The Globe Theater “The world's a stage,” said the famous William Shakespeare. However, the most important stage in Shakespeare's time was most certainly the Globe Theater. It held some of Shakespeare's most famous plays and it's greatly known for its architecture and history. First off, the Globe Theater was located in Southwark, London. It was next to the Bear Garden, which was a facility for bear-baiting. In the text of The History of Globe Theater it stated, “In Christmas

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    projected stage; a theater. Behind you are wooden seats and oak balusters. Have any idea of where you are? You are standing in the pit of Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theater. An English actor, Richard Burbage, constructed the Globe Theater in 1599. Unfortunately, it was burned down fourteen years later. In 1613 a cannon, discharged during a performance of Henry VIII, set fire to the thatched roof and destroyed the building (Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2000). The theater was rebuilt in 1614

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