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When was Shakespeare born?
April 23, 1564
Shakespeare's kids
Suzana and twins, Hamnet and Judith
(Hamnet died)
When did Shakespeare die?
April 23, 1616
Outdoor (public playhouses)
2-3 thousand playgoers
the Rose
the Hope
the Fortune
the curtain
the Swan
Indoor (private theatres)
smaller audiences (no more than a thousand)
Theseus
*Duke of athens
*conquered Amazon queen, Hippolyta (is about to marry her)
*projects confidence, authority and benevolent power
* not afraid to ignore the protests of Egeus and orders that the weddings of Hermia and Lysander and Helena and Demetrius take place along with his own wedding.
Hippolyta
*queen of Amazons
*engaged to Theseus
Egeus
*nobleman in Theseus's court
*wants his daughter, Hermia to marry Dememtris or be put to death
*Theseus reduces penalty to life as a nun
Hermia
*Egeus's daughter
*Demetrius and Lysander love her
*childhood friend of Helena
*loves Lysander
Lysander
*loves Hermia
*believes love must conquer all obstacles
* persuades Hermia to run away from her home and family w/ him into the forest
Demetrius
*In the past, he acted like he loved Helena (they were once engaged) but after Helena fell in love with him, he changed his mind and persued Hermia
Helena
*loved Demetruis
*chases after him
Robin Goodfellow (puck)
*plays pranks on mortals
*Oberon's jester
Oberon
*king of the fairies
*married to Titania
*wants Indian boy
*orders Puck to put the necter on Titania's eyes
Titania
*queen of fairies
*married to Oberon
*wont give Oberon the Indian boy
Nick Bottom
*plays Pyramus
*is turned into an ass
*bossy
Peter Quince
*carpenter
*organizer of play
*plays the Prologue
Francis Flute
*plays Thisbe
Robin Starveling
*tailor
*plays Moonshine
Tom Snout
*plays the wall
snug
*plays the lion
philostrate
*Theseus's Master of the Revels
*organizes entertainment for wedding
Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Mote and Mustardseed
fairies that wait on Bottom when Titania falls in love wit him
theme
reality vs fantisy