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Where did the rich sit?

The galleries and the lords rooms were the most expensive seats


Where did the poor sit?

Pot open to the weather


Why was theatre so popular?

It was affordable
A chance to get away
It was entertaining
Often carried political messages


Opposition to the theatre?

Puritans saw it as a distraction from prayer
Saw it as sinful
There was drunkenness crime and immoral behaviour
Large gatherings and disease