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    The First Globe Theater

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    platform on which the plays were performed was nearly 43 feet wide and 28 feet deep. The staging area housed trap doors in its floorings and primitive rigging overhead for various stage effects. The original Globe theater was constructed by the Lord Chamberlain’s men, the acting group to which Shakespeare belonged. Before the Globe was constructed, they performed at the Blackfriar Theater in the heart of London. But having a theater in the heart of London was a bad idea because the plague caused frequent

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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 Theatre

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    happen, as well as what it was like to be an actor of the time, and ending with the roles William Shakespeare took part in. The construction of the Globe theatre was nothing less than magnificent. Built in 1599 by Shakespeare’s acting crew, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men; the Globe was constructed from James Burbage’s theatre that was originally constructed in 1576. Burbage’s theatre was the first proper theatre built on the outskirts of Shoreditch, London. “The Common Council of London, in 1574, started

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    Williams Shakespeare and The Globe Theater

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    structure. In the article “The Globe Theater” Lee Jamison explains, “The Globe Theater was an open air theater experience and therefore exposed to England’s awful weather” (Jamieson). The Globe was built by Shakespeare's acting company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men. The Globe Theater was an octagonal structure, circular in shape having between 8 to 24 sides. The Globe had three stories of seating and was able to hold 3,000 people. There was a base stage where there was an area called the pit. This area

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    William Shakespeare is considered one of the greatest writers in the English language. Although not much information was collected from his childhood researchers have been led to believe a few details of his early life. In his adulthood he was married and had three children. After the birth of his last two children there are the “lost years”, in which researchers have no idea what happened to Shakespeare. Afterward began his theatrical beginnings and he partnered with a play writing company and wrote

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    It is not known exactly when Shakespeare began writing, but contemporary allusions and records of performances show that several of his plays were on the London stage by 1592.[30] By then, he was sufficiently well known in London to be attacked in print by the playwright Robert Greene in his Groats-Worth of Wit: ...there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of

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    The Globe Theater, a historical marvel was built in 1599 by two people/group by the names of William Shakespeare and The lord chamberlain's men. It was destroyed by a fire on june 26, 1613 and was built back again in 1614 in the same location and closed by an ordinance issued on september 6, 1642. Due to the puritans going around and saying what's right or not which in this case they thought that acting was a sin against god and all of london had banned plays. So shakespeare and a carpenter by

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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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    for the bustling environment with citizens in frenzy for entertainment. The Globe Theater was one of the greatest theaters of the Elizabethan era because its grand design, atmosphere, and rich history. In 1598, Shakespeare’s theater troop, Chamberlain’s Men, was facing a serious crisis when their twenty-year lease on The Theater had expired. The grounds landlord Giles Allen, a puritan man who disapproved of theatrical productions, raised the price of the lease to The Theatre to an exorbitant level

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    ACTION! The curtains of the play draw, the audience, quiet and eager waits for the lights to dim to see what William Shakespeare had brought before them. Shakespeare’s plays became enjoyable and fun to watch, seeing actors dress in amazing costumes and props used in The Globe Theater. (1-1) The Globe Theater Architecture based on the structures similar to The Coliseum in Ancient Rome. Architecture on a grand size would house a capacity between 1500 to 3000 people. Classic Greek and Romans admired

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