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5 Matching questions

  1. What was the acting style like?
  2. Were audiences as well behaved as they are today? What did they do if they disliked a play?
  3. What are five of Shakespeare's most famous plays?
  4. What types of people went to watch the plays?
  5. How did Queen Elizabeth feel about theatre, and how do you know?
  1. a Actors shouted lines and showed exaggerated gestures.
  2. b Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Julius Caesar
  3. c Everyone, rich and poor
  4. d She loved it. I know because she held some performances at Court and often went to watch plays.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. April 23 in Stratford
  2. Males. Young, prepubescent boys played women.
  3. Alderman and Glover
  4. During the afternoon and daytime
  5. They were extremely devoted. Most were Protestant.

5 True/False questions

  1. How many kids did he and his wife have and what were their names?Usually one, but during summer sometime two.


  2. How many performances a day were there?Usually one, but during summer sometime two.


  3. How do people feel about magic and other superstition?They believed in it a great deal.


  4. How long did Shakespeare go to school and what language did he study?7 years and Latin


  5. When was Romeo and Juliet written?1594-96


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