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1 Elizabethan Theater How is theater of the Elizabethan Era different from theater today? What modern day theater districts do you know of?

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3 Theater District Made up of 9 play houses or theaters Located outside of Londons city Pubs Taverns Bawdy Houses or Brothels - prostitutes. Seedy area: pick-pockets & thieves

4 The Globe: Stats. Plays produced for the general public No Roof Round No artificial lighting (no electricity) Several sections: courtyard with pit surrounded with galleries

5 The Globe: Seating Cheapest seats = standing room only Groundlings stood in the pit- Tickets only a PENNY! Royalty & patrons sat in the galleries

6 Advertising Flags were used to advertise the type of play They couldnt use fliers or posters because most people were illiterate.

7 Today: An advertisement for the Globe might look like this

8 Actors Vagabonds or vagrants - traveled Perceived a threat - spread disease Little time to rehearse - 3 weeks

9 Props, Effects, & Costumes Trap doors Pigs blood & guts Harnesses & wires Sheets of metal Canons Elaborate costumes - royal hand-me downs

10 Main Patrons of the Globe of the Globe Do whatever you want, as long as its what I want. Lord StrangeLord ChamberlainKing James IQueen Elizabeth I


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