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The Globe Theatre was a large, round and open-air theater made famous by its connection with the playwright William Shakespeare, who owned a 12.5 percent share in the theater. It was built by Richard Burbage in 1599 on t... More »

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The Globe Theater can fit 1,500 people inside of it and another 1,500 on the grounds for a total capacity of 3,000 people for a performance. Often called the "Wooden O," the Globe measured 100 feet in diameter. More »

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The Globe Theatre burned down as the result of a prop issue during a performance of Henry VII in 1613. During the performance, a cannon fired into a beam causing the beam to set fire. The fire then spread to the roof and... More »

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Making a model of the Globe Theatre can be accomplished from scratch using the scale and design of the globe or model kits can be purchased and assembled per the supplied instructions. The Globe Theatre is known througho... More »

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In general, the 18 Shakespeare plays commonly classified as comedies share characteristics that include an overarching theme of love culminating in marriage, complex plots with a climax in the third act, cases of mistake... More »

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The Globe Theatre burned down as the result of a prop issue during a performance of Henry VII in 1613. During the performance, a cannon fired into a beam causing the beam to set fire. The fire then spread to the roof and... More »

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The original owners of the Globe Theatre were six actors. Richard Burbage held the land lease and primary share in the building. The other shareholders were Richard's brother Cuthbert Burbage, William Shakespeare, John H... More »

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