Elizabethan Theatre

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Seneca

performed plays by who until Elizabeth took the throne

Ralph Roister Doister

England's first comedy

Gorboduc

an English tradgedy

Elizabeth

loved the theatre

the theatre

the first public playhouse to be erected during this time

James Burbage

The theatre was constructed by who

Wooden O's

theatres were round or octagonal with two or three tiers of thatched roof gallleries surrounding an open court on three sides

tiring house

backstage wher the actors changed

flag

what told if a comedy or drama was going to take place

drama

black flag

comedy

white flag

the pit

around the platform where the tradesmen, soldiers, apprentices, and servants paid a penny and stood in the place around the platform

the gallery

where the lords and ladies paid more and had seats in the balcony

a love of poetry

their taste included

scenery

there was no

historical accuracy

little attempt being made toward

men

actors were all

Richard Burbage

actor whoplayed many Shakespearian tragic figures including Hamlet, Othello, Richard III, and King Lear

Edward Alleyn

acted tragedies by Marlow and others

William Kemp

protrayed Shakespeare's great comic parts

Christopher Marlowe

graduated from cambridge but refused his masters until Queen elizabeth interviewed and allowed him his degree. Dr Faustaus was one of his plays

blank verse

Marlowe perfected

Ben Johnson

a classsical writer many musicals he directed

masques

great extravaganzas of song dance and recitaton

William Shakespeare

the greatest of all English dramatists

stratford

Shakespeare was born in

grammar school

was Shakespeare's only education

wife and 3 children

Shakespeare left who to pursue his writing career

coat of arms

Queen Elizabeth granted Shakespeare a

plot and character

Shakespeares skill of balancing what

universality

Shakespeare's ideas

language

shakespeare had a majestic use of what

characters

shakespeare's great portrayal of what that live in our memories

all the worlds a stage

quote by shakespeare

Puritans

who closed down the theatre in 1642

Charles

who was beheades which caused the Puritan's to take over

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