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Elizabethan Theatre

STUDY
PLAY
Seneca
performed plays by who until Elizabeth took the throne
Ralph Roister Doister
England's first comedy
Gorboduc
an English tradgedy
Elizabeth
loved the theatre
the theatre
the first public playhouse to be erected during this time
James Burbage
The theatre was constructed by who
Wooden O's
theatres were round or octagonal with two or three tiers of thatched roof gallleries surrounding an open court on three sides
tiring house
backstage wher the actors changed
flag
what told if a comedy or drama was going to take place
drama
black flag
comedy
white flag
the pit
around the platform where the tradesmen, soldiers, apprentices, and servants paid a penny and stood in the place around the platform
the gallery
where the lords and ladies paid more and had seats in the balcony
a love of poetry
their taste included
scenery
there was no
historical accuracy
little attempt being made toward
men
actors were all
Richard Burbage
actor whoplayed many Shakespearian tragic figures including Hamlet, Othello, Richard III, and King Lear
Edward Alleyn
acted tragedies by Marlow and others
William Kemp
protrayed Shakespeare's great comic parts
Christopher Marlowe
graduated from cambridge but refused his masters until Queen elizabeth interviewed and allowed him his degree. Dr Faustaus was one of his plays
blank verse
Marlowe perfected
Ben Johnson
a classsical writer many musicals he directed
masques
great extravaganzas of song dance and recitaton
William Shakespeare
the greatest of all English dramatists
stratford
Shakespeare was born in
grammar school
was Shakespeare's only education
wife and 3 children
Shakespeare left who to pursue his writing career
coat of arms
Queen Elizabeth granted Shakespeare a
plot and character
Shakespeares skill of balancing what
universality
Shakespeare's ideas
language
shakespeare had a majestic use of what
characters
shakespeare's great portrayal of what that live in our memories
all the worlds a stage
quote by shakespeare
Puritans
who closed down the theatre in 1642
Charles
who was beheades which caused the Puritan's to take over