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1

Humanism

Return to classicism of Greece/Rome

2

Petrarch

Father of Humanism

3

Geocentrism

Idea that earth is center of universe

4

Queen Elizabeth

Underwrote all shakespeare's work

5

Royal Patent

1574AD
bans religious subjects from theater
Only queen sanctioned theaters allowed
queen was progressive (patent was not an issue)

6

Shakespear

1564-1616
Plays approved of by the queen

7

Globe theater

"the wooden O"
All of shakespeare's plays took place here

8

Lord Chamberlains men

Shakespeare's theater company

9

Richard Burbage

Wealthy producer and actor who built globe theater

10

Groundlings

Cheapest seats in globe theater

11

Thrust Stage

Allows audience on three sides of the stage
Higher up = higher status

12

Flags

Red=history
white=comedy
Black=tragedy

13

Boy's companies

Preteen boys used for female roles.
Indentured servants given up by parents who couldn't support them