Seidel, Michael. “Globe Theatre.” World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web. 6 Dec. 2016.
Wooden O – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Photo Credit: Photo © John Tramper
The inside of the Globe Theatre
People in the Globe Theatre
Thesis/ The Globe Theatre was a place where the famous William Shakespeare performed many of his famous plays.
Quote #1/ “Most of the great English playwright William Shakespeare's plays were first presented at the Globe."(Seidel 1).
Commentary/ William Shakespeare's plays had been first performed at the Globe Theatre and is still to this day. William Shakespeare had written many famous plays that made the Globe Theatre famous to this day.
Quote #2/ “Shakespeare owned a modest percentage of the theater and its operations"(Seidel 1).
Commentary/ If Shakespeare had owned part of the Globe Theatre then he must have had a certain percentage of the money that was earned.
Quote #3/ “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"(Seidel 1).
Commentary/ The many viewers who saw Shakespeare's famous plays saw them at the Globe Theatre which many people heard the plays which caused the Globe Theatre to be famous.
The Globe today/
Quote #4/ “The building held around 3,000 spectators.Today, this is limited to around 1,500" (Tramper).
Commentary/ The Globe Theatre got limited seating over time probably because it kept getting rebuilt.
Quote #5/ “In actual fact, the building is not circular. It is an octagonal shape measuring 100 feet in diameter, and built three stories high" (Tramper).
Commentary/ The Globe Theatre isn't round like it is in its name, Globe.
Quote #6/ "In 1576, outside the city walls of London, an actor-manager named James Burbage built the first permanent theater in England. He called it the Theatre" (Anderson).
Commentary #6/ He must have wanted a business to himself and succeeded in it since it's still here today.
Quote #7/ "William attended grammar school, where he studied Latin grammar, Latin Literature, and rhetoric (the uses of language)" (Anderson).
Commentary #7/ This was the start of someone great and important, William learned how to write in school.
Quote #8/ “The brothers Cuthbert and Richard Burbage constructed the theater in 1599 from the timbers of London's first playhouse, called The Theatre" (Seidel).
Commentary #8/ These 2 brothers had created the theater from timbers and called it The Theatre.
Quote #9/ "Little is known about the Globe's design except what can be learned from maps and evidence from the plays presented there" (Seidel).
Commentary #9/ The Globe must have had a lot to show through the plays created by William.
Quote #10/ "Little is known about the Globe's design except what can be learned from maps and evidence from the plays presented there" (Seidel).
Commentary #10/ The Globe must have had a lot to show through the plays created by William.