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Public Theater - Open air
repertory system - rarely act same play 2 days in a row- unlike today
Include only males
Performed in afternoon-No artificial lighting.
When getting dark use lit candles until end of play
Plays contain little/no scenery- Actors describe through the play
street theater - temp. stage and performs to the "passer-by".
to attract attention- improvisation and adapting comic sketch to suit responses from audience- to catch attention
groundlings stand - cheapest- 5lbs
best sound=most expensive.
all about the acoustics
top of stage reps heaven
under stage reps hell
Globe theater burned down 2- hard to get permission to rebuild- took 8 years to get permission
"Nest of the devil" Puritans believe
shut down Theater
Theater banned in the city
Centered outside of London
Once play sold to company writer no linger owned it- had no control over casting/performance/revision/publication.
Playwrights get proceeds of one day performance and increments during writing process
ZOEI CLORE | January 11, 2019