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Name of the theatre where Shakesspeare introduced his plays.
Globe
Role of women in Shakespearean theatre.
None. Played by men.
Name of people who paid the least to see the plays.
Groundlings
The queen in power during Shakespeare's time.
Elizabeth 1
System of financial support for Elizabethan theatre troupes.
patronage
Name of acting company for whice Shakespeare worked.
Lord Chamberlain's Men
Shape of the Globe Theatre.
Round. Circular.
Origin of shape for Elizabethan theatres.
Inn's court yard.
Source of stories that Shakespeare used for most of his plays, including Romeo & Juliet.
?
Number of plays writeen by Shakespeare.
37
Type of scenery used in Elizabethan theatre.
none
Used to signal that a play was to be performed.
Flag
Type of meter in which Shakespeare's plays are written.
Iambic Pantameter
A fourteen line poem consisting of three quatrains and one heroic couplet.
Sonnet.
Shakespeare's wife
Anne Hathaway
City Shakespeare was born in.
Stratford on Avon.
Type of lighting used in Elizabethan.
Done in afternoon.
Name for the first sonnet in Romeo & Juliet.
?
Type of school last attended by Shakespeare.
Grammar.
Satge direction an actor moves when he/she walks toward the audience.
downstage
Stage direction an actor moves when he/she moves to the audience 's left.
stage right
The part of the stage floor closest to the audience.
Apron.
Name for the type of theatre stage located in RHS.
Proscenium
Name for the type of theatre stage which justs out into the audience.
thrust
Year of Shakespeare's birth.
1564
John Shakespeare's profession.
glove-maker and politician
Shakes's first major play.
Henry the Sixth
Type of dramatic compostion that is absurd, fast-paced comedy.
Farce
Type of dramatic compostion represented by Romeo & Juliet.
?
Dramatic compostion with shallow characters and emphasis on action.
?
Name of central character in a drama.
protagonist
Name of character in conflict with the central character of a drama.
antagonist
Short comments in a play spoken for the benefit of only the audience.
?
Name of god for which early theatre competitions were held.
Dionysis
A wedding is an example of this type of theatre.
Ritual
Place where theatre for pleasure originated.
Greece
Name of the author of Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
Introduced a second actor to his plays.
?
Author of Lysistrata.
?
Greek playwright who wrote romantic comedies.
?
Third major Greek playwright who wrote tragedies about men and not gods.
?
Group that revived theatre in the tenth century.
Church
Name for plays about the life of Christ.
Mystery
Name for plays about saints.
Miracle
Name for plays that used people to portray abstractions such as "wealth."
Morality
Groups that performed plays on wagons during feasts.
?
Closed English theatres in 1642.
Catholic Church
French playwright who wrote farces.
Moliere
Popular form of dramatic compostion in the nineteeth century.
melodrama
Group in the nineteeth century that introduced a natural style of acting.
Meiningers
His plays established realsim as the dominant force in late nineteenth and early twentieth century theatre.
Henrik Isben
Name of first actor.
Thespis