theatres- elizabethan england

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  • theatres
    • the globe was built in 1599 in the city of southwark
    • 15,000 attended the globe per week
    • accessible to anyone in society
    • 30% male 10% female population
    • the master of revels licensed shows in 1578 so they could perform at the queens court
    • entrance was as low as a penny
    • puritans hated the theatre as they believed it caused disease
      • this is why the globe wasnt built in london
    • it divided society as some people think its great but some see it as a sin
      • they saw it as a sin as it could flame rebellions which is why the govenrnmet went to ensure plays were censored


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