5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What are five of Shakespeare's most famous plays?
- What shape was the globe and how many people could it hold?
- What types of people went to watch the plays?
- When was Romeo and Juliet written?
- When and where was Shakespeare born?
- a Everyone, rich and poor
- b April 23 in Stratford
- c Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Julius Caesar
- d Round, about 3,000
- e 1594-96
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.
- London, England
- 3 stories, thatched roof
- Believed in it a great deal. Astrologers could have a great impact in people's lives.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
When was it rebuilt, and what happened to it (the second Globe)? → 1644. It was demolished because the Puritans disapproved of it.
When and where did Shakespeare die? → April 23 in the family home
Who attended the performances? → Everyone
What were his father's occupations? → Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion? → In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.