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1

When did Drama start in ATHENS?

500 B.C.

2

Why did drama go into decline?

The fall of Rome

3

What was Church drama known as?

Mystery and Miracle

4

What did Morality depict themes of?

love and hate, fear

5

What is an Interlude?

A serious comic-relief type of play

6

When were play actors considered a working class?

mid-sixteenth century

7

Who built The Theater?

James Burbage

8

What year was The Theater built?

1576

9

Where was The Theater built?

outside London's gate

10

What was the theater by James Burbage called?

The Theater

11

When was The Theater torn down?

1599

12

Where was The Globe built?

South Bank of the River Thames

13

How much of The Globe did Shakespeare own?

1/10th

14

What were the poor refered to?

The groundings

15

Did many women attend plays?

Nah!

16

Were any actors women?

Nah!

17

How was an afternoon performance announced?

A white flag was raised

18

What ignited the roof?

A canon

19

What was the "good side" of The Globe called?

The alter

20

What side was the alter on?

The south or holy side

21

Where were the best seats?

The balcony, or the back side