GLOBE Theatre KRISTOFFER RUSSELL PR.2 the globle theaters history, plays, and structure

General History

Quote #1: "Globe Theatre was an early open-air English theater in London. Most of the great English playwright William Shakespeare's plays were first presented at the Globe. The brothers Cuthbert and Richard Burbage constructed the theater in 1599 from the timbers of London's first playhouse, called The Theatre. They erected the Globe in the area known as the Bank side on the south side of the River Thames in the suburb of Southwark. Shakespeare owned a modest percentage of the theater and its operations" ( Landers ).

Commentary #1:the globe Theater was one of London's first play house were Shakespeare preformed most of his plays.

Quote #2:"In 1613, the Globe burned down. It was rebuilt on the same foundation and reopened in 1614. The Globe was shut down in 1642 and torn down in 1644. A reconstruction of the theater was completed 200 yards (183 meters) from the original site in 1996, and it officially opened in 1997"( Lander ).

Commentary #2: The globe theater had burned down in 1913, in 1914 the rowans were made to the new theater.

Quote #3: "Elizabethan theatre in more than 380 years.The campaign to rebuild the theatre was begun by US film director Sam Wanamaker (1919-1993), who established the Globe Playhouse Trust site in 1949, just 183 m/200 yds from the first Globe site. A decades-long battle for funds followed, resolved finally by a British National Lottery grant"("Globe Theatre").

Commentary #3: the Elizabethan theater helped fund the globe theater rebuild.

Play's

Quote #1: "Henry VI, Part II, Henry VI, Part III, Richard III, The Comedy of Errors"("Shakespeare's Plays (Table)").

Commentary #1: Shakespear plays

Quote #2: "Titus Andronicus (may have been written in collaboration with George Peele),The Taming of the Shrew,Love's Labour's Lost,Romeo and Juliet"("Shakespeare's Plays (Table)").

Commentary #2:Shakespear plays

Quote #3: Richard II,A Midsummer Night's Dream,King John,The Merchant of Venice

Commentary #3:Shakespear plays

Structure

Quote #1: "original theatre was built in 1599 by Cuthbert Burbage. It was burned down after a cannon, fired during a performance of Henry VIII, set light to the thatch. The site was rediscovered in October 1989 near the remains of the contemporaneous Rose Theatre. The new Globe Theatre opened to the public with a performance of Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the first stage production to be held on the site of the Elizabethan theatre in more than 380 years.The campaign to rebuild the theatre was begun by US film director Sam Wanamaker (1919-1993), who established the Globe Playhouse Trust site in 1949, just 183 m/200 yds from the first Globe site. A decades-long battle for funds followed, resolved finally by a British National Lottery grant("Globe Theatre").

commentary #1: the globe theater was a interesting big fames public theater

Quote #2:•"The Globe was round or polygonal on the outside and probably round on the inside. The theater may have held as many as 3,000 spectators. Its stage occupied the open-air space, with a pit in front for standing viewers. The stage was surrounded by several levels of seating"("Globe Theatre").

Commentary #2: the globe was a round polygon with 3000 spectator seats

Quote #3: •17th-century London theatre, octagonal and open to the sky, near Bankside, Southwark, where many of Shakespeare's plays were performed by Richard Burbage and his company. It was burned down in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and pulled down in 1644. The reconstructed Globe Theatre was opened to the public in August 1996, largely due to the campaigning efforts of actor Sam Wanamaker. Mark Rylance was appointed the first artistic director of the Globe in 1995.original theatre was built in 1599 by Cuthbert Burbage. It was burned down after a cannon, fired during a performance of Henry VIII, set light to the thatch. The site was rediscovered in October 1989 near the remains of the contemporaneous Rose Theatre. The new Globe Theatre opened to the public with a performance of Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, the first stage production to be held on the site of the Elizabethan theatre in more than 380 years.The campaign to rebuild the theatre was begun by US film director Sam Wanamaker (1919-1993), who established the Globe Playhouse Trust site in 1949, just 183 m/200 yds from the first Globe site. A decades-long battle for funds followed, resolved finally by a British National Lottery grant"("Globe Theatre").

Commentary #3: history of the structure

Citations

Citations #1-Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." <i>World Book Advanced</i>. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

Citations #2-Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." <i>World Book Advanced</i>. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

Citations #2-

"Globe Theatre." <i>Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition</i> (2016): 1. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

Citations #3

Shakespeare's Plays (Table)." <i>Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition</i> (2016): 1-2. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 13 Dec. 2016.

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Shakespeare's Plays (Table)." <i>Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition</i> (2016): 1-2. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 13 Dec. 2016.

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shakespeare's Plays (Table)." <i>Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition</i> (2016): 1-2. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 13 Dec. 2016.

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