Even in an era when popular entertainment included public executions and cock-
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Had a "pit" or "yard" – where the "groundlings" were – un-roofed space,
The Rose appears to have differed from other theatres of the era in its ability to
As seen in the picture to the left of the Globe Theatre, the rectangular
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How plays were first produced in the yards of inns - the Inn-yards. The very first
Acting was not a highly paid or highly respected profession. Actors were seen as vagrant troublemakers who promoted hard living and sin. In the 16th century, ...