Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

 Lord Chamberlain’s men were acting in a theater they technically owned, but the lease on the land it stood on expired  Their landlord wanted to get.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: " Lord Chamberlain’s men were acting in a theater they technically owned, but the lease on the land it stood on expired  Their landlord wanted to get."— Presentation transcript:

1

2  Lord Chamberlain’s men were acting in a theater they technically owned, but the lease on the land it stood on expired  Their landlord wanted to get rid of the theater so they bought a new property  The neighbors of the theater complained so a man involved with it went to the men’s landlord to renegotiate the lease

3  In the lease it was apparently stated that two brothers could tear down the theater themselves  The brothers, their carpenter, and a group of workers tore down the old theater and moved the materials across the Thames to Bankside while their landlord was away  They used this to construct a new Globe  The landlord wanted to sue the carpenter but the courts sided with the carpenter  When the Globe was finally finished it was where many of Shakespeare’s notorious plays were performed

4 Open air theater In the shape of an octagon 3 stories high

5  Diameter approximately 100 feet  Seats 3,000 people  Stage was approximately 43 feet by 28 feet Stage contained trap doors and overhead rigging

6  More wealthy people sat in the gallery, the more expensive seats  Poorer audiences stood in the pit

7 Built by Shakespeare’s company in 1589 Located in London’s Bankside District

8 One of three other theaters in the area, the Swan, the Rose, and the Hope The Rose and the Globe were in constant competition The Rose

9  Burned down in 1613 but rebuilt shortly after  Puritans closed it down in 1642 along with other theaters  Its foundations were rediscovered in 1989  In 1996, the most recent version of the Globe Theater was completed

10 "Shakespeare Resource Center - Shakespeare's Globe." Shakespeare Resource Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr


Download ppt " Lord Chamberlain’s men were acting in a theater they technically owned, but the lease on the land it stood on expired  Their landlord wanted to get."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google