Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: History & Facts


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Where is The Globe Theatre located?

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1. What type of show did a red flag flown outside of the Globe Theatre represent?

2. What was the first play performed at the original Globe Theatre?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the history of the Globe Theatre. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the funding for the original theatre.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • How plays were advertised
  • Cause for the theatre's closure
  • First play performed at the Globe

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the Globe Theatre
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Globe's location
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the reason why the theatre closed

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: History & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key facts regarding the theatre's size and design
  • Recognize the investment of the Lord Chamberlain's Men
  • Understand the causes for the reconstruction, closure, and re-opening of the Globe Theatre