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Arts and Humanities
History of Theater
An Introduction to William Shakespeare's Life & Works
Terms in this set (16)
Approximately how many plays did Shakespeare write?
When did Shakespeare live?
In which two centuries did Shakespeare live?
16th and 17th
A Midsummer Night's Dream is an example of which type of play?
Richard III is an example of which type of play?
Hamlet is an example of what type of play?
When Shakespeare was born, who was the monarch of England?
The time when Queen Elizabeth I was monarch is called the Elizabethan era.
What's the word for the time when King James I was monarch?
When Shakespeare died, who was the monarch of England?
What city is the Globe theatre in?
Which of Shakespeare's plays is known as the Scottish play?
One of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies is about two young lovers whose families are at war with each other. What is it called?
Romeo and Juliet
Where was Shakespeare born?
How is Shakespeare sometimes referred to?
The Bard of Avon
In 1623, after Shakespeare died, two of his friends published all of his plays. What's this version of Shakespeare's plays known as?
The First Folio
What was the name of the theatre where many of Shakespeare's plays were first performed?
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