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Globe reconstructions

The idea of building replicas of the Elizabethan theatres started with Ludwig Tieck in Leipzig in the 1830s. Having visited London, met Edmund Malone, the first scholarly excavator of ...

Globe reconstructions

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Andrew Gurr

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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305 words

... reconstructions The idea of building replicas of the Elizabethan theatres started with Ludwig Tieck in Leipzig in the 1830s. Having visited London , met Edmund Malone , the first scholarly excavator of information about the early theatres, and seen the contract for the Fortune Theatre in the Dulwich College papers, he conceived with the Shakespeare translator A. W. Schlegel the idea of building a new Dresden Opera House modelled on the Fortune. It was never built, but it reflects an ambition re-energized when de Witt's drawing of the Swan ...

Globe theatre reconstructions

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Bradley Ryner

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015

... theatre reconstructions . Built from the transplanted timbers of the Theatre , and rebuilt after the fire of 1613 , the Globe theatre was in some sense always a reconstruction. Modern attempts to produce a working replica of the original Globe, however, date only from 1900 , when William Poel petitioned the London County Council for a site on which to build a replica, but was denied. The desire to have Shakespeare’s plays performed in a museum approximating to their first home has since then been particularly associated with the United States . John...

Globe reconstructions

Globe reconstructions  

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The idea of building replicas of the Elizabethan theatres started with Ludwig Tieck in Leipzig in the 1830s. Having visited London, met Edmund Malone, the first scholarly excavator of information ...
Globe Theatre reconstructions

Globe Theatre reconstructions  

Built from the transplanted timbers of the Theatre, and rebuilt after the fire of 1613, the Globe theatre was in some sense always a reconstruction. Modern attempts to produce a ...
20c The History of the Book in Britain from 1914

20c The History of the Book in Britain from 1914   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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3,991 words
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Oxford University Press

...largely family-run, companies; industrialized in terms of production and distribution; and catering to the new mass markets engendered by the Education Acts of the previous century. In 1914 Britain had the world’s largest empire, its vast territories spread throughout the globe. British publishing followed suit, providing books for the empire. *Copyright legislation protected publishers’ property overseas, and the *printing office s that had been established originally for colonial and missionary communications now brought a wider print culture to the...

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globe  

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A globe is the emblem of St Louis.globe of fire the emblem of St Martin of Tours.Globe Theatre a theatre in Southwark, London, erected in 1599, where many of Shakespeare's plays were first publicly ...
International Shakespeare Globe Centre

International Shakespeare Globe Centre  

The name given to the reconstruction of the Globe Theatre and its associated activities at Bankside, London. The reconstruction is a remarkable achievement based on pictorial evidence, clues provided ...
Old Globe Theater

Old Globe Theater  

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A reconstruction in San Diego's Balboa Park of Shakespeare's Globe, it was opened in 1935 as an attraction of the California Pacific International Exposition. Nineteen different Shakespeare plays ...
Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre  

The Burbages' theatre on Bankside in Southwark, erected in 1599. It was a large twenty‐sided building, thatched, with the centre open to the sky. The thatch caught fire in 1613, owing to the ...
T. Thomas Fortune

T. Thomas Fortune  

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(1856–1928), African American journalist and editor.Born a slave in Marianna, Florida, T. Thomas Fortune was the son of a prominent Republican politician during Reconstruction, which enabled him to ...
Wanamaker, Sam

Wanamaker, Sam (1919–93)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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...Sam ( 1919–93 ), See Globe theatre reconstructions ; Sam Wanamaker Playhouse...

Adams, J(ohn), C(ranford)

Adams, J(ohn), C(ranford) (1903–86)   Reference library

Tom Matheson

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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...J(ohn), C(ranford) ( 1903–86 ), American scholar , author of The Globe Playhouse: Its Design and Equipment ( 1942 , 2nd edn. 1961 ), giving considerable prominence to the inner and the upper areas of the stage, now largely superseded. He was responsible for a reconstruction of the Globe for the Hofstra College Shakespeare Festival. Tom...

Globe to Globe Festival

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Erin Sullivan

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
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... to Globe Festival , a seven-week festival of international Shakespearian productions hosted at Shakespeare’s Globe in London in 2012 ( see Globe Theatre reconstructions ) . Funded in part by the 2012 London Olympics and its World Shakespeare Festival , Globe to Globe included productions of all of Shakespeare’s plays (save The Two Noble Kinsmen ) and one of his narrative poems, ‘Venus and Adonis’. Each production came from a different visiting theatre company and was performed in a language other than English, except in the cases of an American ...

Globe Theatre

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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (4 ed.)

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2013
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Literature
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131 words

... Theatre The Burbages ' theatre on Bankside in Southwark, built in 1599 . It was a large polygonal building, thatched, with the centre open to the sky. The thatch caught fire in 1613 , when a theatrical cannon misfired as the king entered in All is True ( Henry VIII ), and the whole building was destroyed. It was rebuilt—tiled—in 1614 and demolished in 1644 . Shakespeare had a share in the theatre and acted there. Shakespeare's Globe, which opened in 1996 close to the original site of the Globe, includes a full‐sized reconstruction of the...

Rylance, Mark

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Erin Sullivan

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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... actor , director , and playwright . He is best known for his work at Shakespeare’s Globe in London ( see Globe theatre reconstructions ) , where he was the theatre’s first artistic director ( 1995–2005 ) and where he played a number of celebrated roles including Richard II, Cleopatra, and Olivia (in 2013 he revived the latter role for the Globe and then the West End and Broadway, where it received rave reviews from New York critics). Prior to his work at the Globe he was a frequent actor at the Royal Shakespeare Company , and he has subsequently...

Old Globe Theater

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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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166 words

...Globe Theater A reconstruction in San Diego 's Balboa Park of Shakespeare's Globe, it was opened in 1935 as an attraction of the California Pacific International Exposition. Nineteen different Shakespeare plays were presented in 50-minute versions prepared by Ben Iden Payne and Thomas Wood Stevens . When the fair ended in 1936 , citizens protested at the theatre's scheduled demolition and raised funds to renovate it for use as a community theatre. A summer Equity company was inaugurated in 1959 . The original theatre was destroyed by fire in 1978 ,...

Globe Theatre

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature
Length:
150 words

...of the Globe, includes a full‐sized reconstruction of the theatre, built in oak and using Elizabethan construction techniques, based on excavations carried out on Bankside: the driving force behind the building of this new theatre, opened by Elizabeth II in 1997 , was the American actor‐director Sam Wanamaker ( 1919–93...

Globe Theatre

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Andrew Gurr

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
500 words

...authentic dress and properties have since become an extremely popular attraction. See also Globe reconstructions . Andrew...

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015

...Wanamaker Playhouse . Named after Sam Wanamaker ( 1919–93 ), the leading figure behind Shakespeare’s Globe’s reconstruction project, this extraordinarily beautiful and atmospheric indoor playhouse opened in January 2014 with a production of John Webster ’s The Duchess of Malfi , followed by Francis Beaumont ’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle . An oak structure housed inside a brick shell adjoining the Globe’s main entrance on New Globe Walk in Southwark, it was intended to replicate the Blackfriars playhouse the King’s Men acquired as a second space in...

Bailey, Lucy

Bailey, Lucy (1960)   Reference library

Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015

.... Began her career in experimental theatre and opera, founding the Gogmagogs chamber-music group in 1995 , a company combining virtuosic string playing with highly physicalized performance. In 2006 she directed a visceral and bloody Titus Andronicus at the Globe ( see Globe Theatre reconstructions ) in which processions, public addresses, and much of the action carved through the standing audience to heighten the sense of immediacy and threat. It became notorious for the fainting it provoked among patrons, a pattern that repeated itself during its 2014 ...

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