Perspectives On World Theater - Elizabethan Theater Part I
At the time, England was becoming a great ______ and ______ power.
England was also becoming a more ______ nation, stepping away from medieval and religion.
There was a move towards ______, where people are individuals.
In 1588, Britain defeated the ______.
There were about ______ people in London.
The influence of ancient Roman ______'s plays led to an obsession with revenge, the supernatural, and violence.
Shakespeare drew comedic influence from ______ and ______ as well.
Plays were originally written in ______.
______ were a popular dramatic technique.
There were plenty of ______ in Elizabethan drama.
______ had more noble characters, while ______ had poorer ones.
An ______ is a brief comic skit.
In addition to interludes, there were also ______ drama and ______ acting companies.
______ wrote for boys companies.
In 1532, ______ divorced his wife, Catherine of Aragon, and became Protestant.
public gatherings, religious
______ were banned, as well as plays w/______ content.
Queen Elizabeth granted ______ to ______ who supported actors.
master of revels
The plays had to be approved by the ______.
______ theaters were half indoors, half out.
______ theaters were closed.
______ stood in a pit, and it cost a penny.
______ seats cost 2 pennies.
blank, iambic pentameter
Plays were written in ______ verse, which used ______.