About Theatre in Shakespeare's Time. dylan tucker

How many women actors did the company usually feature? - There was no female actors. The boys played the girls.

Was Shakespeare an actor? What was the term used to refer to actors? - Shakespeare might have worked as a minor actor. Actors were called players.

How were seating arrangement's for the audience? How did one get a good seat? - Audience could pay a few penny's to watch but you could pay extra for box seats.

What would the audience do if they did not like a performance? - they would ignore the play and talk over it.

What type of people were Shakespeare's plays performed for? - Everyone came to watch Shakespeare's play.

What happened to the original Globe theater - it burned down.

Where did the timbers to build the second globe come from - the piles and foundation from the first walls had survive


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