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  Globe Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The modern reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, in London.
The Globe was owned by a consortium of actors, who were shareholders in the Lord Chamberlain's Men (later becoming the King's Men), including Shakespeare, and Richard Burbage and his brother Cuthbert, and was the principal playhouse of the company.
The Globe was built in 1599 using timber from an earlier theatre, The Theatre, that had been built by Richard Burbage's father, James Burbage, in Shoreditch in 1576.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Globe_Theatre   (1052 words)

 Globe Theatre - MSN Encarta
Globe Theatre, famous theater in London where many of William Shakespeare’s best-known plays were first performed.
The new theater had a globe on its roof and a quotation in Latin from the Roman writer Petronius, “Totus mundus agit historionem” (“All the world’s a stage”).
Shakespeare was a shareholder in the Globe, and his career as a playwright was closely associated with the theater.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560022/Globe_Theatre.html   (530 words)

 Old Globe Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Old Globe Theatre was built in 1935 as part of the California Pacific International Exposition.
The theatre was a copy of one built for the Chicago Century of Progress, which in turn was supposedly a copy of the Globe Theatre in London.
The theatre was open in the center with a roof over the seating on the sides.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Old_Globe_Theatre   (333 words)

 Shakespeare Resource Center - Shakespeare's Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In 1613, the original Globe Theatre burned to the ground when a cannon shot during a performance of Henry VIII ignited the thatched roof of the gallery.
The foundations of the Globe were rediscovered in 1989, rekindling interest in a fitful attempt to erect a modern version of the amphitheater.
The Globe is as faithful a reproduction as possible to the Elizabethan model, seating 1,500 people between the galleries and the "groundlings." In its initial 1997 season, the theatre attracted 210,000 patrons.
www.bardweb.net /globe.html   (833 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
The present Globe Theatre, located on the banks of the River Thames is a careful reconstruction of the original theatre of that name in and for which William Shakespeare wrote many of his plays.
The theatre overlooks the River Thames from its southern bank and is adjacent to the new Tate Gallery of Modern Art which opened in May 2000.
The Globe is not intended to be static museum, rather it is a living, breathing theatre in which the plays of Shakespeare and his contempories can be performed in the settings they were written for.
www.angband.demon.co.uk /Globe   (831 words)

 Globe Theatre Props   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Globe Theatre is not usually associated with the use of props.
Large Globe Theatre props would have been put into place at the beginning of the play and although it might become unnecessary as the performance went on it would remain on the stage regardless.
The cannon was loaded with gunpowder and wadding and this particular Globe Theatre prop led to the fire of 1613 which led to the total destruction of the Globe Theatre within two hours.
www.globe-theatre.org.uk /globe-theatre-props.htm   (612 words)

 Globe Theatre London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Globe Theatre is the site where most of the Bard's plays were originally performed.
The Globe was rebuilt in less than a year but its new lease on life was short lived.
The Globe, being a prominent landmark in London, became a victim of the times and was subsequently destroyed to make way for tenements.
www.travellondon.com /templates/attractions/globe.html   (295 words)

In the winter of 1598, the lease on The Theatre was due to expire because of an increase in rent.
The exact physical structure of the Globe is not known, although scholars are fairly sure of some details because of drawings from the period.
The Globe Playhouse Trust was not founded until the 1970s, and the actual construction of the new theatre did not begin until the 1980s.
www.springfield.k12.il.us /schools/springfield/eliz/Globe.html   (553 words)

 Virtual Globe Theatre
This paper uses the model of staged theatre to demonstrate that all that is actually needed is to provide an environment wherein the participant willingly suspends their disbelief for the duration of the experience.
This much is known about the Globe Theatre, it was an open air theatre built in 1599 that held up to 3000 spectators who stood in the yard before the stage or sat in one of two galleries.
Existing plans developed for the re-building of the Globe Theatre by the Globe Theatre Museum of London were used as the basis of the model.
www.macrae.net /globe.htm   (2673 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe Theater
The Globe was built during Shakespeare's early period in 1599 by one of his long-standing associates, Cuthbert Burbage, the brother of the most famous Shakespearean actor of the Elizabethan Age, Richard Burbage.
During Shakespeare's era, the Globe Theatre was not in the formal jurisdiction of London per se, but was located on the south side of the Thames River in the Southwark district.
The original structure of the Globe Theatre stood until 29 June, 1613, when its thatched roof was set ablaze by a cannon fired in a performance of Henry VIII and the Globe burned to the ground.
www.enotes.com /william-shakespeare/shakespeares-globe-theater   (1925 words)

 globe theatre
Globe Theatre recreations are based on educated guesses and on a surviving drawing of a rival theatre..
The Globe was built west of London Bridge on the south bank of the Thames River in an area known as Bankside.
In an age when royals and nobles held full sway over commoners, the Globe Theatre was a democratic institution, admitting anyone—whether a baron, a beggar, a knight, a candlemaker, an earl, a shoemaker, or a strumpet—if he or she had coin of the realm to drop in a box before entering.
www.cummingsstudyguides.net /xGlobe.html   (3270 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe: Structure, Props, Costumes, Trap Doors, Scenery, and More
The new Globe theatre lasted until 1644, at which time it was demolished, and housing was quickly built where it once stood.
The exterior appearance of the Globe can only be pieced together from sketches of the theatre found in sweeping Elizabethan city scenes, and the interior appearance from the drawing of the Swan Theatre.
In the Elizabethan theatre extraordinary amounts of money were spent on costumes and the Globe's storage area would have been overflowing with beautiful clothing, not unlike the kind listed in Henslowe's Diary, as he took inventory at the Rose.
www.shakespeare-online.com /theatre/theglobe.html   (1569 words)

 Travel Log -- Shakespeare's Globe Theatre -- Page
It is the recreation of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, which is due to be completed late this summer.
The original Globe, built nearby on the banks of the Thames, was destroyed by fire in 1613 when a spark from a stage canon used in a performance of "Henry VIII," set light to the thatched roof.
Globe stage hands ran up a flag on top of the theatre to let the 200,000 Londoners know that a play was taking place that afternoon.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /~gizmo/travel/globe.html   (714 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A second Globe was later built in 1614 with brick and tiled roof instead of wood and hatched roof, but Shakespeare never wrote plays for this Globe.
The foundation of the 2nd Globe Theatre was found in the early 1989.
The Globe Theatre was reconstructed for the third time in 1994 in the same area of London.
www.cpap.vt.edu /christian/shakespeare/history.asp   (389 words)

 The Globe Theatre of 1599
In the winter of 1598 the lease on this theatre was due to expire because of an increase in rent to a level which the Globe's company could no longer afford.
Shares of the new theatre were divided between the Burbage brothers, the land owner Sir Nicholas Brend, and five members of the Lord Chamberlain's men: Shakespeare, John Heminges, Augustine Phillips, Thomas Pope and William Kemp.
The exact physical structure of the Globe is unknown, although scholars are fairly sure of some details because of drawings from the period.
www.onlineshakespeare.com /globe1.htm   (1106 words)

 The Old Globe Theatre
The rectangular stage at the front of the theatre was about 43 feet wide and 28 feet deep, and it was raised a few feet off the ground so there was a crawl space underneath.
In 1598, James Burbage's theatre, the Theatre, was in danger because the plot of land it was situated on was at the end of its lease.
The Theatre was situated in the heart of London, where the theatre were subject to closures because of outbreaks of the plague and the Puritans disapproving of theatre in the city.
www.aressel.com /oldglobe.html   (851 words)

 Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre which covers its western portion, was built and opened in 1868.
The Olympic Theatre in Wych Street and the Opera Comique in the Strand were closed in 1899, the Globe Theatre in Newcastle Street shut its doors in 1902.
This was followed by the closure of the Gaiety Theatre in the Strand in June of the same year.
www.arthurlloyd.co.uk /Globe.htm   (362 words)

 Shakespeare's Globe Theatre at AbsoluteShakespeare.com
The Globe Theatre also known as the Shakespeare Globe Theatre was not only one of most famous playhouse’s of all time, but the play house where Shakespeare performed many of his greatest plays.
Interestingly the famous playhouse was not the Burbage son’s first choice for a playhouse since they already had one in "The Theatre", the first of its kind in London and an inheritance from his father.
Unfortunately for Shakespeare and the rest of The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the lease of the land it was built on expired in 1597.
absoluteshakespeare.com /trivia/globe/globe.htm   (2244 words)

 Globe Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It was one of four theatres in the area the others being Swan the Rose and the Hope.
Like all other theatres it was closed by the Puritans in 1642 and it was destroyed in 1644 to make room for tenements.
At the instigation of Sam Wanamaker a new Globe theatre was built to an Elizabethan plan.
www.freeglossary.com /Globe_Theatre   (556 words)

 The Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre is a faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599, where Shakespeare worked, and for which he wrote many of his greatest plays.
In the vast Under Globe beneath the theatre, every aspect of Shakespeare's work is brought imaginatively to life using a combination of modern technology and traditional crafts.
Close to the Globe theatre there are lots of great restaurants to choose from, with fabulous views over the Thames and the London skyline.
www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk /globe_theatre.htm   (505 words)

 The Globe Theatre - The Globe of the Great Southwest -Shakespeare plays in a Replica of the Globe Theatre
In keeping with the Globe Theatre's commitment to education, we are proud to present school performances for the convenience of our local area and surrounding schools.
The Globe attempts to provide shows that will correspond to the Texas schools' curriculum and to help reinforce the literature that is being studied within the High School level.
The Globe of the Great Southwest is a reproduction of the original Globe Theatre built in 1599 on the Thames River in London, England, for William Shakespeare’s acting company.
www.globesw.org /school.html   (625 words)

 Globe Theatre - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Globe Theatre, 17th-century English theatre in Southwark, London, notable for the initial and contemporaneous productions of Shakespeare’s plays and...
Theatre (quotations): Theatre: The Globe Theatre: the space…
The Globe Theatre the space that Shakespeare wanted us to meet him in.
au.encarta.msn.com /Globe_Theatre.html   (123 words)

 Old Globe Theatre Structure - dimensions and design
The crest and motto of the Globe Theatre
Above the main entrance of the Globe was a crest displaying Hercules bearing the globe on his shoulders together with the motto "Totus mundus agit histrionem" (the whole world is a playhouse).
The New Globe Theatre in London was constructed using information available to mirror the structure of the original Globe Theatre.
www.william-shakespeare.info /william-shakespeare-globe-theatre-structure.htm   (1230 words)

 The Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
he Globe was one of a number of public theatres that suddenly sprang up in Southwark towards the end of the sixteenth century.
The theatre was held in such esteem, in fact, that when it burned down following an accident with a stage cannon during a performance of Henry VIII in 1613, the public and the monarch generously found the funds to rebuild it.
The Globe is open to the elements and plays are presented from May to August only.
www.hiddenlondon.com /globe.htm   (930 words)

 Architecture of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre - London, England
The original Globe was erected in 1599, and made mostly from reeds, plaster, and timbers.
The new Globe's dimensions are close, but not an exact duplication of the building from Shakespeare's time.
The new Globe is nine feet taller than the original, but the diameter of 100 feet is correct.
www.glasssteelandstone.com /UK/England/London/GlobeTheatre.html   (471 words)

 The Globe Theatre: Interesting Thing of the Day
The original Globe Theatre was built in 1599 on the south bank of the Thames in London’s Southwark district.
The Globe was rebuilt within a year, however, and continued to operate until 1642, when it was closed (along with the rest of London’s theaters) by the Puritans who found it morally objectionable.
The Old Globe in San Diego is perhaps the best-known replica of the Globe Theatre in the United States.
itotd.com /articles/312/the-globe-theatre   (1295 words)

 Globe Theatre Dunedin - Home
This 'theatre in a house' was created in 1961 by Patric and Rosalie Carey when they extended the living room of their house in London Street into an auditorium, converting it into a small, 30 seat theatre which they called The Globe.
The Careys retired in 1973 but the theatre and its traditions continue, under the watchful care of the Incorporated Society known as the Friends of the Globe Theatre.
If you too would like to become involved in the workings of this theatre in any capacity, on stage, behind the scenes or simply as an audience member who is given a discount on admission, do consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Globe.
www.globetheatre.org.nz   (398 words)

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