5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What was life like during Elizabethan times? (Hint: It wasn't so good)
- Which gender acted on stage and who played women?
- Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion?
- What is a trap door and why is it necessary?
- How did Shakespeare come up with his stories?
- a 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.
- b Males. Young, prepubescent boys played women.
- c He plagerized and took ideas from other poets and playwrights. Romeo and Juliet was originally a poem written by a man named Arthur Brooks.
- d It was terrible due to terrible sanitation, and widespread disease.
- e In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Believed in it a great deal. Astrologers could have a great impact in people's lives.
- During the afternoon and daytime
- Usually one, but during summer sometime two.
- 1644. It was demolished because the Puritans disapproved of it.
- April 23 in the family home
5 True/False Questions
In what city was the original Globe Theatre located? → London, England
What shape was the globe and how many people could it hold? → It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.
What were his father's occupations? → Alderman and Glover
How many stories was the original Globe, and what type of roof did it have? → It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.
What types of people went to watch the plays? → Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.