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Shakespeare's Globe Theater

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Aisha Guled

on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Shakespeare's Globe Theater

Aisha Guled Shakespeare's Globe Theater How the Theater Was Destroyed Bibliography HISTORY • The theater was "made of timber and with thatched roofs" and it was a big building that had the capacity of 1500 people.
• The acting company decided to use an actual canon during the performance of Henry VIII, which led to the theater being burned to the ground in 1613.
• In 1642, the Puritans closed down the Globe Theater and in 1644 they completely demolished it. • Previously known as the Globe Theater in the years 1599-1642 and was located in Southwark, England.
• Built by Lord Chamberlain's Men, a playing company that Shakespeare wrote for during a large part of his career.
• People from all social classes attended the plays that were preformed there, like commoners and royalty. REBUILT • A new replica of the Globe Theater was built according to the Elizabethan plans, and Sam Wanamaker came up with the idea.
• Theo Crosby, an architect, designed the theater.
• In 1997, Shakespeare's Globe Theater was complete.
• Was built 200 yards away from the original location. • Aviewoncities. "Globe Theatre." , London. Aviewoncities, n.d. Web. 13 May 2013.
A&E Television Networks.
• "The Globe Theater Burns down." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 13 May 2013. <http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-globe-theater-burns-down>.
• William-shakespeare.info. "The Old Globe Theater History." The OLD GLOBE THEATER History.William-shakespeare.info, n.d. Web. 13 May 2013. <http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-globe-theatre.htm>. The Stage Outer stage: the main performances were acted out here.
Inner stage: the actors waited in the inner stage and they were the ones who weren't involved in the scene directly.
Underneath the stage laid a drop door that led to a cellar.
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