10-29 SOCIAL AND THEATRICAL STRUCTURE OF ELIZABETHAN THEATRE

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Unformatted text preview: SOCIAL AND THEATRICAL STRUCTURE OF ELIZABETHAN THEATRE mighty line : the power of his dramatic verse Wrote several plays- Doctor Fausus- Tamburlaine- Edward II Stabbed to death in tavern brawl @ 29 yrs Public theaters made outside of city limits to avoid government restrictions. Hung bear with dogs fighting it Happened inside the theaters 3 levels of seating Overhang supported by pillars - Protection for stage- Canopy (holds the sound in) Costume changes- The whole back area Has this thing where it high up. Things would have to be taken on and off Its freezing right now and is dark A play; didnt happen in real life ENGLISH RENAISSANCE- 1550s to 1642 o Charles I beheaded- Queen Elizabeth I (reigns 1558 1603) Thomas Kyd, Christopher Marlowe mighty line : the power of his dramatic verse Wrote several plays- Doctor Fausus- Tamburlaine- Edward II Stabbed to death in tavern brawl @ 29 yrs Public theaters made outside of city limits to avoid government restrictions. Hung bear with dogs fighting it Happened inside the theaters 3 levels of seating Overhang supported by pillars - Protection for stage- Canopy (holds the sound in) Costume changes- The whole back area Has this thing where it high up. Things would have to be taken on and off Its freezing right now and is dark A play; didnt happen in real life , William Shakespeare mighty line : the power of his dramatic verse Wrote several plays- Doctor Fausus- Tamburlaine- Edward II Stabbed to death in tavern brawl @ 29 yrs Public theaters made outside of city limits to avoid government restrictions. Hung bear with dogs fighting it Happened inside the theaters 3 levels of seating Overhang supported by pillars - Protection for stage- Canopy (holds the sound in) Costume changes- The whole back area Has this thing where it high up. Things would have to be taken on and off Its freezing right now and is dark A play; didnt happen in real life o , Ben Jonson- Kings James I (reigns 1603 1625) o John Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher PRIVATE PLAYHOUSES- 1599 Blackfriars o Covered theatre o Private performances o 4 to 5 times more expensive than the public playhouse CITY OF LONDON 1596, public presentation of plays banned mighty line : the power of his dramatic verse Wrote several plays- Doctor Fausus- Tamburlaine- Edward II Stabbed to death in tavern brawl @ 29 yrs Public theaters made outside of city limits to avoid government restrictions.Public theaters made outside of city limits to avoid government restrictions....
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