Shakespeare’s Theatre

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Elizabethan Drama Queen Elizabeth on the throne from 1558- 1603 Shakespeare born 1564, lived to 1616, so he was primarily an Elizabethan First theatres either Inn-Yards or Great Halls
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Shakespeare’s London He grew up in Stratford-on-Avon Moved to London in 1585/6 First play, Henry VI produced in 1590 London Bridge full of shops and houses
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View of London Looking over the River Thames to Westminster Abbey
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The Tower of London Called by Shakespeare “Julius Caesar’s ill-erected tower”
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Inn-Yards The innkeepers of the day figured out that business was brisk when a play came to town, so they decided to erect a temporary stage where the audience could gather or watch from the galleries
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Great Halls More refined performances took place in the great halls of noblemen’s houses, or of Oxford and Cambridge colleges. In 1603, the King and court stayed at Hampton Court palace, and were entertained by Shakespeare’s players
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