5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How do people feel about magic and other superstition?
- Where did poor people view the play and what were they called? How much did they pay?
- How many performances a day were there?
- When and where did Shakespeare die?
- In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
- a Usually one, but during summer sometime two.
- b London, England
- c April 23 in the family home
- d They believed in it a great deal.
- e The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.
- 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.
- No. They would throw rotten fruit and vegetables at the actors and/or hoist someone onto the stage to mess with the actors and the play in general.
- Tragedy, Comedy, History
5 True/False questions
When and where was Shakespeare born? → April 23 in the family home
What types of people went to watch the plays? → Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
What type of sound effects were there and where did they come from? → Cannons and Instruments. They came from the Hut.
Where was the stage positioned and what was it called? → 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.
How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names? → Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith