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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. In what city was the original Globe Theatre located?
  2. How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names?
  3. What were the three types of plays that were performed?
  4. Where did poor people view the play and what were they called? How much did they pay?
  5. Where do the richer audience member's sit? What are the costs of a plain seat vs. one with a cushion?
  1. a Tragedy, Comedy, History
  2. b The Pit, Groundlings or Stinkards, 1 cent
  3. c Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
  4. d In the galleries. A plain seat is 2 cents and a cushion is 3 cents.
  5. e London, England

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. They believed in it a great deal.
  3. Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
  4. She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
  5. During the afternoon and daytime

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.


  2. What is a trap door and why is it necessary?1594-96


  3. What was life like during Elizabethan times? (Hint: It wasn't so good)It was terrible due to terrible sanitation, and widespread disease.


  4. How did Shakespeare come up with his stories?April 23 in Stratford


  5. 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.


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