Elizabethean Theatre 2

Elizabethean Theatre 2 - Theaters The Swan The Rose The...

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Theaters - The Swan, The Rose, The Globe, The Fortune o Shakespeare had an investment in his theater, the Globe. He was also part owner of the Blackfriar's Hall, the indoor theater where his company performed in the winter o Actors needed wealthy patrons in order to perform o Professional Acting Companies Patents entitled noblemen to retain companies of actors as servants The crown censored their material Closed theater when they wanted (for plague outbreak or civil unrest) Restricted performances and location of theaters, no theaters in the city limits Shakespeare's company was called "Lord Chamberlain's Men" during Queen Elizabeth's reign and "King's Men" during King James' reign o Sharers were responsible for leasing theaters, hiring actors, buying plays William Shakespeare o Born in 1564 and died in 1616, son of a glover o Attended the grammar school at Stratford Upon Avon - good understanding of the Latin classics o Did not attend university o
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course DRAM 116 taught by Professor Strong during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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