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Where was Shakespeare born? Stratford on Avon, England
This type of play is light-hearted and ends on a happy note Comedy
A rich person of high rank who supported an acting company Patron
What was Shakespeare’s wife’s name? Anne Hathaway
How many plays did Shakespeare write? 37
Poor audience members who paid a penny to stand in the yard and watch the play Groundlings
What are the names of Shakespeare’s children Susanna, Judith & Hamnet (twins)
If a comedy was being performed at the Globe, the color of the flag would be... White
How was young Shakespeare introduced to drama? Traveling actors came to Stratford
What two things did costumes reveal to the audience? A character’s status (king or servant) and morality (good or evil)
What was the seating capacity of the Globe? 3000
What was Shakespeare’s father’s name John
What time of day did a play start? 2:00 PM
Shakespeare’s works were first published in a collection called... The First Folio
This type of play is serious, and the main character dies as a result of his tragic flaw Tragedy
What was Shakespeare’s mother’s name? Mary Arden
London’s first theater was called... The Theater
This type of play is about the history of English kings History
What the comedian in an acting company was called Clown
What is the name of the property Shakespeare purchased when he was ready to retire New Place
She was a patron of all arts and supported Shakespeare Queen Elizabeth I
What was the censor of the plays called? The Master of Revels
Where the Globe Theater was located Southwark
Where did Shakespeare move to follow his acting career London
What is the name of the great tragic actor in Shakespeare’s company? Richard Burbage
What burned to the ground in 1613 during a production of Henry VIII The Globe
How long did a performance (play) last? Two hours
What is the name of the great comedian (clown) in The King’s Men? Will Kempe
He became the patron of Lord Chamberlain’s Men, so they changed their name to honor him? James I
What did Shakespeare’s father do for a living? Glovemaker
How would the audience know a play was about to start Three trumpet blasts
What color flag would be raised to represent a history? Red
What is a nickname for the Globe? The wooden O
With no scenery, how would the audience gain an understanding of the play? Costumes, props, music, and what the actors said (“My, it’s foggy today”)
What is a 14-line poem with a certain rhyme scheme called? A sonnet
Who played the female roles? Younger, teenage boys (women weren’t allow to act)
What was the Globe built out of? Lumber/timber from the Theater
What cost 45 million dollars and opened in 1997? A reconstruction of the Globe
How did Shakespeare earn most of his money? His share of the gate/admissions
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write? 154
Label the Parts of the Theater (see the next slide for answers)
Parts of the Theater
The Globe. Is everybody ready? Were going to the theater!
The World of Shakespeare
What does this quotation about William Shakespeare mean?
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The Man That Would Be Shakespeare Born April 23 rd, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, in England His father was John, a merchant. His nickname was “The Bard”
The Life and Times of William Shakespeare
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