5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
- How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names?
- What were the three types of plays that were performed?
- Where did poor people view the play and what were they called? How much did they pay?
- Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion?
- a Tragedy, Comedy, History
- b The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
- c Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
- d In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.
- e London, England
5 Multiple choice questions
- Lord Chamberlain's Men was a theatre troupe that performed Shakespeare's plays. Their new name was the King's Men and they were named such because after Queen Elizabeth died, King James became the beneficiary.
- They believed in it a great deal.
- Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
- She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
- During the afternoon and daytime
5 True/False questions
What did people feel about astrology in the Elizabethan Era? → Believed in it a great deal. Astrologers could have a great impact in people's lives.
What is a trap door and why is it necessary? → 1594-96
What was life like during Elizabethan times? (Hint: It wasn't so good) → It was terrible due to terrible sanitation, and widespread disease.
How did Shakespeare come up with his stories? → April 23 in Stratford
What happened to the original Globe and how did it happen? → It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.