5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What type of sound effects were there and where did they come from?
- In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
- What was the acting style like?
- What shape was the globe and how many people could it hold?
- How many performances a day were there?
- a Round, about 3,000
- b Usually one, but during summer sometime two.
- c London, England
- d Cannons and Instruments. They came from the Hut.
- e Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The stage was a 5 foot tall platform that jutted out into the Pit. It was often called the Apron's stage.
- It burned down because a cannon blast from the hut set the thatched roof on fire.
- She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
- During the afternoon and daytime
- Tragedy, Comedy, History
5 True/False questions
Which gender acted on stage and who played women? → Males. Young, prepubescent boys played women.
When was it rebuilt, and what happened to it (the second Globe)? → 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.
What is the Hut and the turret? Why is a flag hung from the turret? → 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.
What are the Lord Chamberlain's Men, and what is/ why did they recieve their new name? → Cannons and Instruments. They came from the Hut.