Shakespeare Background and R&J Background

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Shakespeare was born ___ of eight children on April ____, 1564 in _______-Upon-Avon to Mary _____ (mom) and ____ Shakespeare (dad)

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Just read act one guys,, I'm tired T-T

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Shakespeare was born ___ of eight children on April ____, 1564 in _______-Upon-Avon to Mary _____ (mom) and ____ Shakespeare (dad)

3rd, 23, Stratford, Arden, John

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Shakespeare attended only _______ ______ and no formal education

grammar school

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When shakespeare was __ he married Anne ________ (26y) and had 3 children ______, Judith, and ______

18, Hathaway, Susana, Hamnet

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Shakespeare's play writing success bagan with __________ works

historical

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"Romea and Juliet" was written between ____ - ____.

1594, 1596

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(Know some other plays shakespeare wrote (enter "..." as answer))

...

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Shakespeare belonged to a theatrical copany known as ____ __________' ___, later changed to ___' ___

Lord chamberlain's men, King's men

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He worked until the year ____ and returned to his hometown

1612

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Shakespeare dies on April ____ 1616.

23rd

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Shakespeare wrote __ plays, ___ sonnets, and _ long poems

37, 154, 2

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Shakey is considered a Man for All _______.

Seasons

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The three main men most associated with the Shakey debate are ______ De Vere, Francis _____, and Christopher ______.

Edward, Bacon, Marlow

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The _____ was constructed in 1599 along the thames river in london in a _________ shape.

Globe, octagonal

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Most plays lasted _ hours and were seen in the afternoon for _ penny.

2, 1

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Three seeting levels:

  1. ___ - general crowd

  2. _________ - A small additional fee

  3. ___ _____ - Royalty or noblemen

Pit, Galleries, Box Seats

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The Globe could accomodate ,__ people.

3,000

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Flag color representation:

  1. Red - _______ play

  2. White - ______ play

  3. Black - _________ play

history, comedy, tragedies

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The Pit

Sometimes referred to as "The Yard", where the "groundlings" (had to stand) watched the play for one-penny admissions.

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The Stage

Major playing area jutted into The Pit, creating a sense of intimacy

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Main Entrance

Here the doorkeeper greeted playgoers and collected one penny

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Lord's Rooms

Private galleries; six pennies let a viewer sit here

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Middle Gallery

Called "two-penny" rooms because the seats here were higher priced

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Inner Stage

A recessed playing area often curtained off, then opened for appropriate scenes

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Hut

A storage area that also held a wench system for lowering enthroned gods or other characters to the stage

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Tiring House

The backstage area which provided space for storage and offices

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Trap Door

Leading down to the hell area where equipment included a winch elevator that raised and lowered actors or properties. There was another trap door in the ceiling referred as "the heavens"

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Hell

The area under the stage, used for ghostly comings and goings

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Queen _________ ruled from ____ until ____

Elizabeth, 1558, 1603

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Two names for the era Queen E. ruled

  1. ___________ age

  2. England's ______ age

Elizabethan, Golden

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Miscellaneous facts abt England and Theatre

  1. London was having a ___________ or rebirth of arts and sciences

  2. Shakey gave __ performances at Queen E's court

Ranaissance, 32

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Queen E's successor was King ____. 1/ of the plays he saw was written by shakey

James, 2

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Know popular theatres during the time (Enter "..." as the answer)

...

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Shakey based R&J off the poem by ______ Brook which had been based off another story

Arthur

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All women's roles were playes by _____ ____, recruited from choirs First women appeared on stage in the years ____'s

Young boys, 1660

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There were two versions of R&J (know the reason why and Enter "..." as answer)

...

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