1.How many women actors did the company usually feature? Women didn't appear on stage during Shakespeare time.Young teenage boys played as the females(Woog 69).
2.Was Shakespeare an actor ?What was the term used to refer to actors? Shakespeare was an actor, and he was a writer the writer of the plays.He believed to have acted in Every man in his humor.(Medici 38).
3.How were seating arrangements for the audience? How did one get a good seat? Privileged people were admitted through a special entrance.Those who afford only this penny could stand during the show in the yard or the ground level around the stage.Those people are called groundlings.They were rowdy and argued with each and the actors. Also, they did not care about personal cleanliness. If a little more money was paid, like an extra penny, these people could proceed further and a better area or bench to sit down. If more money was paid, 3 pennies, these people could sit in a private closed off area in the gallery. The more money you paid the better seats you can get.(Woog 76-77)
4.What type of people were Shakespeare's performed for? He would produce works that would brought in groundlings,in the middle class and the noblity equally and made money while doing it,we continue to do that in our era
5.What would the audience do if they did not like a performance? If an audience did not like a performance they might throw furniture or damage the theater.
6.What happened to the original Globe theater ?The original globe theater was burnt down on June 29 1613 during a performance of a play about King Henry VII called All is True.A cannon was fired to dramatically announce the arrival of king Henry when the cannon barrel landed on the roof which then started to smolder.(Allison pg.68)
7.Where did the timbers to build the second Globe come from? Most of the timbers came from the pieces of timber that survived the fire .(Allison pg.70)
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