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Shakespeare: The Globe Theatre Discuss this eTheme.

These sites cover the history and architecture of the old Globe Theatre and the new reconstructed one. You can take virtual tours using 3D models and VR images. There is also information about Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on Shakespeare.

Grades

  • 7,
  • 8,
  • 9,
  • 10,
  • 11,
  • 12

Links

Read this encyclopedia entry on the Globe Theatre.
This is the official site of the new Globe Theatre on the banks of the River Thames in London. Find out what plays are showing and the history of the building.
Learn historic facts about the theatre, including the building process, the first play, the cost, famous actors, etc. NOTE: This site has advertisements.
This is a simple introduction to the old and new Globe Theatre. Includes photos and an online game (quiz).
Find out about the architecture of the new Globe Theatre. There are some illustrations.
View the photos and free 3D digital model of the building. NOTE: The site includes pop-up ads and ads.
Learn about the architecture of Elizabethan theatres and performances and actors of that time period.
This VR project will lead you to visit the Globe Theatre inside from various points of view.
Read the history of the Globe Theatre. This is also available as a "Printable Version."
Look at the sketch that Johannes de Witt made of the Globe Theater in 1596. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Learn about William Shakespeare, the places he lived, and the time period he lived in. Read the full text of some of his most popular works. Make a virtual visit to Anne Hathaway's cottage or Stratford-Upon-Avon. Try an interactive quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare, plus try to identify which words he invented. Visit an old Renaissance town and see what life was like in Shakespeare's time.

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