5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- How many performances a day were there?
- What were the three types of plays that were performed?
- Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion?
- How many stories was the original Globe, and what type of roof did it have?
- When and where did Shakespeare die?
- a In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.
- b April 23 in the family home
- c Usually one, but during summer sometime two.
- d 3 stories, thatched roof
- e Tragedy, Comedy, History
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Anne Hathaway and 18 and 26
- 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.
- The Hut is a roofed area above the stage where sound effects came from. The turret was on top of the hut, and the flag that hung from the turret showed the genre of play being performed that day.
- They believed in it a great deal.
5 True/False Questions
What types of people went to watch the plays? → Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
How did people feel about religion during Elizabethan times? To what religion did they belong? → They were extremely devoted. Most were Protestant.
When and where was Shakespeare born? → April 23 in Stratford
Who attended the performances? → Everyone
In what city was the original Globe Theatre located? → London, England