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Theatre experts

  1. 1. Theatre
  2. 2. Do you know who formedtheatre companies by that time?
  3. 3. Theatre companiesTheatre companies were formed by sharers, apprentices and hired men.
  4. 4. Do you know what a sharer is?
  5. 5. SHARERSOR FELLOWS A sharer was a member of a theatre company that shared the company’s profits. They were legally responsible for the company.
  6. 6. What did the apprentices do?
  7. 7. The boys in the company whose voices had not changed yet were highly trained in femaleimpersonation and played the roles of women, children, and old men. Famous boy players: Nicholas Burt, Richard Robinson.
  8. 8. What is a hired men?
  9. 9. The "hired men" were minor actors,musicians, stage managers, wardrobekeepers, prompters and stage hands. Theywere paid weekly.
  10. 10. Who played the roles of women?
  11. 11. The roles of young women were played by"beardless boys" in their teens whosevoices had not broken. The roles of olderwomen were played by adult men.
  12. 12. Was Shakespeare an actor?
  13. 13. He rarely played as an actor.
  14. 14. What was the name ofShakespeare’s acting company?
  15. 15. By 1594 Shakespeare had become amember and part owner of an actingcompany called The Lord ChamberlainsMen.
  16. 16. When was the originalGlobe theatre built and where was it located?
  17. 17. The Globe Theatre was a theatre in Londonassociated with William Shakespeare. Itwas built in 1599 by Shakespeares playingcompany, the Lord Chamberlains Men.
  18. 18. Why did the theatres close in London in summer?
  19. 19. Because they played in London in the winter and the spring and they used totravel in the summer when the plague used to come to the city.
  20. 20. THE END

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