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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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    Richard Burbage and the Theatre

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    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. His father was a famous theatrical entrepreneur. James Burbage built The Theater in Shoreditch, London. Later on, once deceased The Theater was inherited by Richard and Cuthbert. (“Richard Burbage”) Richard Burbage is the most famous Globe Theater actor. Richard Burbage grew up in a theatrical family. Most of Richard Burbage’s inspiration

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    The Globe Theatre

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    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 liscensing theatrical pieces performed in inn yards within city limits” according to www.history.com/theglobetheatreburnsdown. To escape the limitations James Burbage leased land for 21 years

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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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    Kylie McCorkle Heywood 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

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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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    Known by many as Shakespeare’s theatre, the Globe theatre is the epitome of the statement, “Third times the charm.” As it has burned to the ground, was destroyed by puritans and now stands today in its third, non-flammable form, “The New Globe Theatre.” All three of the Globe theatres have been built in similar fashion with a thrust stage surrounded by a two story; circular shaped building that housed magnificent audiences. Attracted by the special effects and the various plays produced by The

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    “And Robin shall restore amends” the play ended with an applause like no other. The audience cheered the actors as they came on stage, and one of them, Oliver, the main actor was saluted in honor by Will Shakespeare for such wonderment. Oliver was a boy of seventeen, born an aristocrat in a French family. The young boy had begun acting ever since he turned into his teens, while acting was a hobby he worked at the London Bank, earning a good deal of money each day. He lived in a home fit for

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    William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre The Globe Theater, an entertainment outlet for all people of that time, provided a place for Shakespeare's plays to be performed.  It was the third and most famous playhouse in London.  When it was built, it was 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

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    Not many people know that Shakespeare was an actor before he was a play writer. Although plays were looked down on in the times of Elizabeth, he wrote a lot of plays that were very famous. His play Much Ado About Nothing talks about manipulation and misidentification. The life of an average Elizabethan person had hardships, but they was given hope through Shakespeare. Elizabethan theatre, specifically Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, provided entertainment allowing people to escape the conflicts

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