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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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    plays premiered; Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night, was built in 1599 in Southwark on the south bank of London’s River Thames by Richard Burbage. It was co-owned by Shakespeare, with a share of 12.5%. The Globe was a large, open-aired, three-tiered theater made out of timber taken from the Theatre-– a former theatre owned by Richard Burbage’s father. The Globe Theatre burned to the ground on June 29, 1613, during a performance of Shakespeare’s last history play Henry VIII: Or, All

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    Shaping William Shakespeare's Career

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    There's a story and reason behind everything William Shakespeare has written. His family, his less significant work, his first writings, and theatre work is what helped shape his career. Everyone is aware of Shakespeare's many writings; though, not many know the steps he took to become a great and well-known writer that we still study, read, and acknowledge today. Researchers who wrote “Shakespeare's Life and Career”, discovered the great Shakespeare was born around April 23, 1564 in Avon-upon-Stratford

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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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    William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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    one of the most important playhouses in London.  The Globe's architecture was intriguing for its time and its life was long and prosperous. The Globe was built by two brothers, Cuthbert and Richard Burbage.  They had inherited the Globe's predecessor, The Theatre, from their father, James Burbage (Williams 365).  Fearing their lease would run out, the brothers dismantled it and carried the materials to Bankside, where the Swan and Rose already stood (Britanica).  It was built using timber

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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 Original Globe Theatre

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    places for the actors to stay as they were performing. They started charging to see the inn. Families from farmers and labors would come and watch this magnificent shows. Some even considered these events as festivals. A man by the name of James Burbage made the first amphitheater to perform inside in 1576. He patterned it like the amphitheaters in Rome and Greece. It was planned to be in a popular place like a village square but soon made its way to being so big it could not. The inn – yards

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    shell-carpeted floor and in front of you is a 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

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    Queen Elizabeth's Lasting Effect on Theater 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

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    The Globe Theater

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    for people and had a mark on history by serving one of the most famous writers, William Shakespeare. The globe was actually based off a previous theater. The theater before the globe was owned by James Burbage. It was pretty popular and ran for about twenty years. After his death his two sons, Richard and Cuthbert became the managers. When the lease for the land of the globe was coming to an end, the two brothers dismantled the theater during Christmas break when the owner was away. They transferred

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