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Flashcards in Elizabthean Theatre Deck (4)
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1

Where did the rich sit?

The galleries and the lords rooms were the most expensive seats

2

Where did the poor sit?

Pot open to the weather

3

Why was theatre so popular?

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

4

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