Lang./Lit. Theater Parts

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Lang./Lit. Theater Parts
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  1. Theater completed and opened by Burbage brothers in 1599, situated in Southwark area on south side of River Thames - one of most popular
    Globe
  2. printed fliers (informed Londoners that a play would be performed that afternoon, distributed in streets)
    playbills
  3. raised from turret to signal performance of a play
    white flag
  4. highest part of the theater
    turret
  5. ground surrounding three sides of the stage
    pit or yard
  6. about a thousand mostly lower class spectators that paid a penny (typically about a day's wage) to stand in the pit/yard
    groundlings or "stinkards"
  7. three tiers of seating area
    galleries
  8. few fancy rooms that allowed best view of stage and occupants to be seen by other theater-goers
    lords' rooms
  9. audience
    patrons
  10. people who sold fruit, roast chestnuts, hazelnuts, and ale
    peddlers
  11. main stage - platform that jutted into the audience at chest level - 49 feet across, 27 feet deep
    apron stage/"thrust" stage
  12. hot, dark storage area below the stage
    Hell
  13. used for special effects, magical entries, or graves in burial scenes
    trap doors
  14. behind stage, supported partly by two large pillars and used for stage entrances and exits - contained dressing rooms, storage areas, offices, and stairways not visible to the audience
    tiring house
  15. behind apron stage, curtain in front (could be opened to show bedroom, tent, or other indoor scene)
    inner stage
  16. second story small, curtained stage used as balcony or rooftop in play or as seating for musicians or audience members
    balcony stage
  17. covered most of stage to protect players and costumes from the rain
    canopy
  18. contained a crane and machinery to create sounds effects such as drum rolls, trumpet calls, or thunder (created by rolling a cannon ball across the floor)
    hut
  19. dressing rooms
    (at)tiring rooms

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