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Unformatted text preview: contrast one group with another • Meet the needs of the performer • Be consistent with the production as a whole Elizabethan Theatre • Born 1533-1603 • The reign of Queen Elizabeth is known as the Elizabethan age in England • The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, who was executed when Elizabeth was only two she reigned as Queen of England from 1558- 1603 • NEVER married and thus called the Virgin Queen. A whole mythology developed around the Queen, both in art and literature, and she possessed a personality strong enough to convert the monarchy into a CULT in which the Sovereign was literally idolized. • They did not aim to teach a lesson • Much of what we know about actors and traveling troops comes from Hamlet...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course DRAMA 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07