5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What were his father's occupations?
- Where did poor people view the play and what were they called? How much did they pay?
- In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
- Where was the stage positioned and what was it called?
- Who attended the performances?
- a Alderman and Glover
- b The stage was a 5 foot tall platform that jutted out into the Pit. It was often called the Apron's stage.
- c Everyone
- d London, England
- e The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- April 23 in Stratford
- April 23 in the family home
- Lord Chamberlain's Men was a theatre troupe that performed Shakespeare's plays. Their new name was the King's Men and they were named such because after Queen Elizabeth died, King James became the beneficiary.
- She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
5 True/False Questions
How many stories was the original Globe, and what type of roof did it have? → 3 stories, thatched roof
What is the Hut and the turret? Why is a flag hung from the turret? → A trap door is a hidden entrance onto the stage from the area underneath that can be used to signify the death of a character or a ghost.
What happened to the original Globe and how did it happen? → London, England
Who did Shakespeare marry (name), and what were their ages (Shakespeare's age is first)? → He plagerized and took ideas from other poets and playwrights. Romeo and Juliet was originally a poem written by a man named Arthur Brooks.
What was life like during Elizabethan times? (Hint: It wasn't so good) → It was terrible due to terrible sanitation, and widespread disease.