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Elizabethan Theater
elements of plays
major producers
example of Old English
example of middle English
-ran counter to italian and neo-classical modes... -many charact…
- James Burbage (Globe)... - Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn (…
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales
elements of plays
-ran counter to italian and neo-classical modes... -many charact…
major producers
- James Burbage (Globe)... - Philip Henslowe and Edward Alleyn (…
15 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Era named after Queen _____
Theater in this era had ______ crowds
Theater in this era had ______ acting
Theater in this era had _____ impact
Elizabeth I
Rowdy
Exaggerated
Social
Era named after Queen _____
Elizabeth I
Theater in this era had ______ crowds
Rowdy
17 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Great exploration
_____ made a decree that theater canno…
During the Elizabethan period, the new…
Because there were professional theate…
Renaissance
Queen Elizabeth 1
professional
Commercial enterprise... Frequent performances ... *They had to sel…
Great exploration
Renaissance
_____ made a decree that theater canno…
Queen Elizabeth 1
Elizabethan Theater
Elizabeth I
Puritans
Conservative London officials
Location of performances
Queen during the Elizabethan time
Strongly opposed non-religious acting and theater
Were scared that performances would lead to fights, riots, ro…
Theaters, village squares, taverns, and inn-yards
Elizabeth I
Queen during the Elizabethan time
Puritans
Strongly opposed non-religious acting and theater
Elizabethan Theater
Where did the theater originate?
Who helped start theater?
Thespius
What were the first theaters based upon?
Ancient Greek
Thespius
The initiator of acting. Actors called thespians
Religion
Where did the theater originate?
Ancient Greek
Who helped start theater?
Thespius
36 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Shakespeare's theater had what two nam…
What myth surrounds the renaming of th…
The theater's three levels were called?
Stars and the zodiac represented?
The Theater and The Globe
It was taken apart and moved across the river overnight after…
Heaven, Earth, and Hell
the heavens.
Shakespeare's theater had what two nam…
The Theater and The Globe
What myth surrounds the renaming of th…
It was taken apart and moved across the river overnight after…
ELIZABETHAN THEATER
Flag
Heavens
Galleries
Hell
Signified which type of play was being performed. Black = tra…
Canopy supported by pillars with a hut on top. The canopy sha…
Three seating sections in the theater. It was more expensive…
The cellar underneath the trapdoor which actors playing ghost…
Flag
Signified which type of play was being performed. Black = tra…
Heavens
Canopy supported by pillars with a hut on top. The canopy sha…
Theater: Elizabethan
Elizabethan Theater
Humanism
English Renaissance
Elizabethan Theater
Commedia plotlines revolve around the mischief servant(Zanni)
Driving force of Renaissance
Queen Elizabeth executed... Arts flourish
Six plays a week
Elizabethan Theater
Commedia plotlines revolve around the mischief servant(Zanni)
Humanism
Driving force of Renaissance
Elizabethan Theater
against
art thou
aught
aye
for
are you
anything
yes
against
for
art thou
are you
15 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Flag
Black flag
White flag
Red flag
Signified which type of play was being performed (different c…
Flown when a tragedy was being performed.
Flown when a comedy was being performed.
Flown when a history was being performed.
Flag
Signified which type of play was being performed (different c…
Black flag
Flown when a tragedy was being performed.
27 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Act
Scene
Dramatic Irony
Irony
a major division in a play. Shakespearean plays have 5 acts w…
a scene is a small division of an act, there can be numerous…
dramatic irony occurs where the audience is aware of somethin…
when the opposite of what you expect to happen, happens
Act
a major division in a play. Shakespearean plays have 5 acts w…
Scene
a scene is a small division of an act, there can be numerous…
11 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Elizabethan Theater
Elizabeth the First
Henry the 8th
Acting companies
named after Queen Elizabeth... multi-stories to get to building…
Daughter of Henry the 8th and Anne Boleyn... Lived 1533-1603... Rei…
made own church to divorce wife... Anne was beheaded ... he did thi…
actors, writers, and others
Elizabethan Theater
named after Queen Elizabeth... multi-stories to get to building…
Elizabeth the First
Daughter of Henry the 8th and Anne Boleyn... Lived 1533-1603... Rei…
Elizabethan Theater
Groundlings
Tiring House
Discovery Space
Gatherer/Box Holder
People who stood in the pit. They were often from the lower c…
The player's dressing room behind the two doors on the stage
The opening behind the 2 doors on the stage and in front of t…
The person who collected the pennies from the viewers. Each p…
Groundlings
People who stood in the pit. They were often from the lower c…
Tiring House
The player's dressing room behind the two doors on the stage
24 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Roman theater different from Greek the…
Medieval theater (England)
Elizabethan theater
There was more violence and they got rid of the chorus. They…
Plays were only for religious purpose. It first took place ou…
Yao travel and do plays you had to travel with some kind of r…
Roman theater different from Greek the…
There was more violence and they got rid of the chorus. They…
Medieval theater (England)
Plays were only for religious purpose. It first took place ou…
17 terms
Elizabethan Theater
When was the period of Elizabethan The…
Where were the theaters
The Theatre
The Rose
16th and early 17th century
Outside the walled city of London, near the brothels, gamblin…
James Burbage built it in 1576 in Shoreditch... The Chamberlain'…
first theatre built in Bankside in 1587... run by Philip Henslowe
When was the period of Elizabethan The…
16th and early 17th century
Where were the theaters
Outside the walled city of London, near the brothels, gamblin…
Elizabethan Theater
1589-1613
Comedies
Tragedies
Tragicomedies
The years in between which Shalespear prodiced his most saugh…
Plays ending in the marriage of two peoples; order is restore…
Plays ending in a death
Romances
1589-1613
The years in between which Shalespear prodiced his most saugh…
Comedies
Plays ending in the marriage of two peoples; order is restore…
Elizabethan Theater
Pit
Groundlings
Soliloquy
Bear-baiting
The Pit, or yard, was the area located around the stage. Ther…
A poor person who could not pay for upper level seats would p…
passage in a drama in which a character expresses his thought…
A group of dogs would be let out against a bear tied around a…
Pit
The Pit, or yard, was the area located around the stage. Ther…
Groundlings
A poor person who could not pay for upper level seats would p…
32 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Dates
Nobilitas Major
Nobilitas Minor
Merchant Class
1558-1603
Dukes, Viscount, Baron
Knights, Esquire, Gentleman
trades people who owned businesses, farmers who owned land, s…
Dates
1558-1603
Nobilitas Major
Dukes, Viscount, Baron
Elizabethan Theater
Elizabethan Theater
Elizabeth the First
Henry the 8th
Acting companies
named after Queen Elizabeth... multi-stories to get to building…
Daughter of Henry the 8th and Anne Boleyn... Lived 1533-1603... Rei…
made own church to divorce wife... Anne was beheaded ... he did thi…
actors, writers, and others
Elizabethan Theater
named after Queen Elizabeth... multi-stories to get to building…
Elizabeth the First
Daughter of Henry the 8th and Anne Boleyn... Lived 1533-1603... Rei…
71 terms
Elizabethan Theater
6 to 8
Vagabonds
Inn
Outbreaks of plague
How many people were in a traveling band of actors?
How were actors views in towns?
Place where actors would set up their stages
What caused companies to constantly move from town to town?
6 to 8
How many people were in a traveling band of actors?
Vagabonds
How were actors views in towns?
22 terms
Elizabethan Theater
discovery space
groundlings
masques
soliloques
in an Elizabethan theater, a space at the back of the stage u…
audience members who stood in the pit around the Elizabethan…
extravagant court entertainments that included dance, music,…
types of monologues that reveal the character's inner thoughts.
discovery space
in an Elizabethan theater, a space at the back of the stage u…
groundlings
audience members who stood in the pit around the Elizabethan…
51 terms
Elizabethan Theater
1589-1613
Queen Elizabeth
Thames River
Cockfighting
time frame
was the ruler at the time
What was the river that was there?
where people made chickens fight to the death
1589-1613
time frame
Queen Elizabeth
was the ruler at the time
25 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Queen Elizabeth I embodied
When was the Spanish Armada?
Playwrights
Were meant to be acted , not read
Power and beauty
1588
Practical men bent on making a living
Plays
Queen Elizabeth I embodied
Power and beauty
When was the Spanish Armada?
1588
Elizabethan theater
Did rich and poor sit together
Was the theater round
Was professional play writing a new ca…
Did they have costumes
No the poor stood really close or on the stage aka yard or pi…
Yes, roughly circular
Yes, professional actors putting on plays was new in Shakespe…
Yes
Did rich and poor sit together
No the poor stood really close or on the stage aka yard or pi…
Was the theater round
Yes, roughly circular
Elizabethan Theater
Queen Elizabeth was the...
The Era was described as...
English defeated ... in what year?
Once someone sold a play manuscript...
Embodied Power and Beauty
Extravagant and Brutal
Spain, 1588
They lost all rights to the play
Queen Elizabeth was the...
Embodied Power and Beauty
The Era was described as...
Extravagant and Brutal
54 terms
Elizabethan Theater
When did no permanent theaters exist?
Before theaters where were plays perfo…
Act for the punishment of Vagabonds
What did patrons provide for actors?
Early and mid 1500's
Country inns by troops or traveling actors and players
Act parliament passed in 1572 stating acting companies could…
Protection for the Vagabond Act and employment
When did no permanent theaters exist?
Early and mid 1500's
Before theaters where were plays perfo…
Country inns by troops or traveling actors and players
23 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Were there any theaters in the early 1…
Where did groups of actors first start…
What did the government discover that…
What did the government decide the inn…
No, there were no theaters in the early 16th Century.
Groups of actors go together & performed in innyards. They tr…
The government discovered that illegal activities were going…
In the mid-1500s, the government decided inns and actors need…
Were there any theaters in the early 1…
No, there were no theaters in the early 16th Century.
Where did groups of actors first start…
Groups of actors go together & performed in innyards. They tr…
Elizabethan theater
William Shakespeare
Where was Shakespeare born?
What theater did Shakespeare write for?
London theaters
1564- 1616 (died at 52)... Poet, actor
Stratford upon avon
The globe
Platform stages
William Shakespeare
1564- 1616 (died at 52)... Poet, actor
Where was Shakespeare born?
Stratford upon avon
23 terms
Elizabethan theater
Where did the wealthy people sit durin…
Why did the plays only take place in t…
Were the actors men or women? Or both?
Was there scenery?
Galleries
Candles cost too much, and they relied on sunlight
Men ONLY
No, painted back drops
Where did the wealthy people sit durin…
Galleries
Why did the plays only take place in t…
Candles cost too much, and they relied on sunlight
36 terms
Elizabethan theater
Who built the first theater
Where was the first theater located
In what year was the theater closed
What river did Richard Burbage cross t…
James burbage
Shoreditch
1597
Thames
Who built the first theater
James burbage
Where was the first theater located
Shoreditch
46 terms
Elizabethan Theater
"strolling player"
inn-yard... How were plays performed in…
What was the design and seating capaci…
What is the name of the first theatre…
Traveling theater group
Early days of Elizabethan commercial theater Performances wer…
Public outdoor structure like Coliseum or football stadium w/…
The Theater... James Burbage 1576
"strolling player"
Traveling theater group
inn-yard... How were plays performed in…
Early days of Elizabethan commercial theater Performances wer…
Elizabethan Theater
What was considered immoral by many Pu…
What did actors wear despite Puritan o…
Who was forbidden to act on stage?
Where were theaters located?
Acting and attending plays
Extravagant costumes and make-up
Women- all female roles were played by young boys
Near downtown London across the Thames River
What was considered immoral by many Pu…
Acting and attending plays
What did actors wear despite Puritan o…
Extravagant costumes and make-up
Elizabethan Theater
What did Queen Elizabeth I ban?
What were non-religion, everyday peopl…
What plays did the Puritans like?
What did the administrators say that s…
Religious plays
Secular plays
Religious
Corrupted young people and took people away from church and w…
What did Queen Elizabeth I ban?
Religious plays
What were non-religion, everyday peopl…
Secular plays
The Elizabethan Theater
1599
The Globe and The King's Men
Sundays, Lent, and plague outbreaks
2 to 5 in the afternoon
The Globe was built in
Shakespeare co-owned
Performances were held everyday except
Performances were held at
1599
The Globe was built in
The Globe and The King's Men
Shakespeare co-owned
16 terms
Elizabethan Theater
first public theater was...
opened by...
the elizabethan theater provided...
established regular audience
elizabethan theater
james burbage
alternate form of entertainment
...
first public theater was...
elizabethan theater
opened by...
james burbage
12 terms
Elizabethan Theater
Exposition
Rising Action
Resolution
Denouement
literary device used to introduce background information abou…
Series of relevant incidents that create suspense, interest a…
The sorting out or unraveling of a plot at the end of a play
The Resolution happens when the character solves the main pro…
Exposition
literary device used to introduce background information abou…
Rising Action
Series of relevant incidents that create suspense, interest a…
10 terms
Elizabethan Theater
What were "mystery plays"?
What caused theater to move away from…
Theaters began to move across the ____…
Who were the actors?
Church sponsored performances that were designed to teach mor…
the Renaissance
- across the Thames to Bankside... - because they wanted to avoi…
were ALL men, it was illegal for women to act... -teenage boys p…
What were "mystery plays"?
Church sponsored performances that were designed to teach mor…
What caused theater to move away from…
the Renaissance
Elizabethan Theater
What kind of theater buildings were th…
What shape was Burbage's theater?
Why was the Globe and other public the…
Until 1609 only what kind of actors we…
Public and private
Polygonal
B/c only a select few theaters could be licensed, strict muni…
Boy
What kind of theater buildings were th…
Public and private
What shape was Burbage's theater?
Polygonal
10 terms
theater 101 Elizabethan theater
Christopher Marlowe's "mighty line"
William Shakespeare
Christopher Marlowe
Production elements
power of his dramatic verse, the meter of this verse is iambi…
1564-1616
1564-1603
public theaters; large, open air assemblies; first built in 1…
Christopher Marlowe's "mighty line"
power of his dramatic verse, the meter of this verse is iambi…
William Shakespeare
1564-1616
Theater and Elizabethan
The Lobby
The House
Light and Sound Booth
The Stage House
The area where the audience gathers before, during intermissi…
The area where the audience sits.
Where the lighting and sound control boards are located. Loca…
The area including the stage and the fly space above (where s…
The Lobby
The area where the audience gathers before, during intermissi…
The House
The area where the audience sits.
Elizabethan Theaters
James Burbage
The Heavens
Innyards
Pit
built the first playhouse
What was the name of the roof in the Elizabethan theaters wit…
inspiration of the theaters
Name of the area surrounding the stage
James Burbage
built the first playhouse
The Heavens
What was the name of the roof in the Elizabethan theaters wit…
7 terms
Elizabethan Theaters
Elizabeth I
1574
Globe
Playbills
Queen who appreciated theater
When first theater was built
Three-storied wooden building in a roughly circular shape
Printed flyers
Elizabeth I
Queen who appreciated theater
1574
When first theater was built
12 terms
Renaissance and Elizabethan Theater
Rebirth
Companies
Stalk
Immorta
Renaissance means
Comedian dell'arte plays were preformed in
Dell'arte's characters played the same rolls from the play to…
The female character that played the heroine
Rebirth
Renaissance means
Companies
Comedian dell'arte plays were preformed in
21 terms
Elizabethan theaters
Elizabeth I
1574
Globe
playbills
Queen who enjoyed theater
When the first theater was built
Most popular theater, three-storied wooden building in a roug…
printed flyers that were distributed in the streets the day o…
Elizabeth I
Queen who enjoyed theater
1574
When the first theater was built
31 terms
Elizabethan Theater
exploration
sample
soil
to perform
Erforschung
Probe
Boden
etw. durchführen
exploration
Erforschung
sample
Probe
7 terms
Elizabethan Theater & Hamlet
Fixed Stage
Platea
Mobile Stage
Grounding
stage modeled after church yard set up
flat area where acting occurs
stage on wheeled carts that travel from yard to yard ("Pagean…
one cent cheap seats at plays
Fixed Stage
stage modeled after church yard set up
Platea
flat area where acting occurs
26 terms
Theater and Elizabethan Terms
The Lobby
The House
Light and Sound Booth
The Stage House
The area where the audience gathers before, during intermissi…
The area where the audience sits.
Where the lighting and sound control boards are located. Loca…
The area including the stage and the fly space above (where s…
The Lobby
The area where the audience gathers before, during intermissi…
The House
The area where the audience sits.
26 terms
Theater and Elizabethan Terms
the Lobby
the house
light and sound booth
the stage house
the area where the audience gather
the area where the audience sits
where the lighting and sound control boards are at
the area including the stage
the Lobby
the area where the audience gather
the house
the area where the audience sits
26 terms
Elizabethan/Jacobean/Caroline theater
Admiral's Men (later Prince Henry's Men)
Lord Chamberlain's Men (later King's M…
Philip Henslowe
Edward Alleyn
-formed b/c failure of Queen's Men... -1594... -under leadership of…
Playing company for whom Shakespeare wrote for most of his ca…
elizabethan - producers, managed rival theater of burbage, ... -…
led The Admiral's Men, best actor... -householder... -paid expenses…
Admiral's Men (later Prince Henry's Men)
-formed b/c failure of Queen's Men... -1594... -under leadership of…
Lord Chamberlain's Men (later King's M…
Playing company for whom Shakespeare wrote for most of his ca…
Shakespeare and Elizabethan Theater
Place of Shakespeare's birth and death
Shakespeare's acting company
Shakespeare's children
Number of plays Shakespeare is believe…
Stratford-on-Avon
Chamberlain's Men
Susanna, Hamnet, Judith
36
Place of Shakespeare's birth and death
Stratford-on-Avon
Shakespeare's acting company
Chamberlain's Men
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