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Mike's Renaissance

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Public Playhouse Audience Numbers 2000-3000
Public Playhouse Shape round, octagonal, rectagonal
Examples of Public Playhouses The Globe (1599), The Fortune (1600), The Swan
The Globe attic a huge room that is used both for storage of props and costumes and as a rehersal and audition space
The Globe balcony housed the musicians and actors
The Globe heavens the stage ceiling decorated with zodiac and other symbols
The Globe gallery housed benched sating for paying patrons, aristocracy would sit in middle, 2 pence admission
The Globe stage made of bare boards and used for performance, seating in middle featured cushioned seats (3 pence)
Private Playhouses smaller and roofed, 1/4 to 1/2 the seating of public, did plays year-round
Structure of the Stage 2-3 tiers of roofed galleries, 4-6' raised stage with trap doors, 2 level facade behind stage, sometimes used for acting, no scenery, spoken decor
Important playwrights Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, William Shakespeare
soliloquies speeches where the actors talk alone to reveal their thoughts
Audience all classes of people attended, only price separated them
Actors all men, singing dancing and fencing, well-paid b/c they could memorize
Troupes 3-4 men and a boy, performed pageants in courtyards and town squares, were then controlled by sovreignty
Great Elizabethan Actors Richard Bourbage, Edward Alleyn, William Kemp
Costuming usually contemporary English fasion, except supernatural characters
Performances started at 3 p.m., lasted 2 hours, Beginnings were announced by blowing trumpets and flag raising, issued a playbill
Created by: Mixman11