Shakespeare and his Globe Theatre By Scott MacDonald.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Shakespeare and his Globe Theatre By Scott MacDonald </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> William Shakespeare b Shakespeare owned shares in the Globe and one of his main partners was Richard Burbage. b Shakespeare is famous for his plays, but he also wrote sonnets. </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Shakespeares Playhouse b This is a modern reproduction of the Globe Theatre. b The Globe had and still does have twenty sides. b Most of his plays were designed for the Globe. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Why the Globe Appears Round b This picture depicts a Globe Theatre that is circular, but the Globe is not a circle. b The Globe has twenty sides and from a distance, it does look like a circle. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> The Reconstructed Floor Plan b This is based on the archaeological findings of the original Globe. b This is also the floor plan of the new Globe in England. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> A Misconception About The Globe b This is based on an early belief that the Globe is an eight sided theatre. b The belief was common and not until recently did anyone challenge this. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> The Galleries b The galleries are the sections were wealthy people would sit to watch a play. b There are three levels of galleries, which cost more money the higher one goes. </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> The Yard b The yard is the area where most of the audience stands to watch a play. b It costs a penny to watch from the yard. b The yard slopes downward towards the stage. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> The Globes Stage b This is a recontruction of the Globes stage. b It is a square and it protrudes into the audience. b The stage is bare and it leaves a lot to the imagination. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> The Roof b The roof of the Globe was and is made out of thatch, which is straw. b This type of roof was banned in England until the rebuilding of the Globe. </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> The End </li> </ul>


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