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The Elizabethan Age

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  • 1. Elizabethan era was a Golden Age Lic. Laura Flores
  • 2. LondonCapital city ofEngland,center oftrade. Culturaland economiccenterEurope´s mostpopulous city.
  • 3. 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
  • 4. 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”
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. Elizabethan Theatre

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