Elizabethan era was a Golden Age Lic. Laura Flores
LondonCapital city ofEngland,center oftrade. Culturaland economiccenterEurope´s mostpopulous city.
William Shakespeare Considered by many the greatest English writer of all times. Wrote 38 plays. He observed human nature and wrote about human feelings. He had a skill in creating new words
The Globe Theater Most of Shakespeare’s plays were performed at the Globe. It was built by Richard and Cuthbert Burbage about half a mile from London Bridge. James Burbage built the first permanent playhouse called “The Theater”
Stage and seating arrangements of an Elizabethan Theatre Open to the sky Actors performed on the main stage, behind the curtains or balcony. No fixed stage, artificial heads, cages, animals etc. For a single penny you could sit on the floor
Different livehoods that reflectedthe character of London during the mid- 1500´s Boater: Reflected transportation through the river Water carriers: Reflected the lack of plumbing in London. Cappers: Reflected the necesity to keep people busy, preventing riots on the streets. Barbers: Reflected English men concerned with personal appearance. Rogue: Reflected the lack of jobs available. Jailers: Reflected crime