| Shakespeare Backgrounds Quiz
- Where did Shakespeare grow up?
- How old was he when he married Anne
- When did Shakespeare arrive in the London
- What percentage of the profits did
Shakespeare earn from the ticket sales of performances of his
- Why do some scholars doubt that
Shakespeare wrote the plays?
- Define blank
verse. Why did Shakespeare choose to write in this particular
- How close was the audience to the stage at the Globe?
- From which social class did the audiences
for his plays come?
- Why were the theatres closed in the
- What kind of
scenery would have been used in the performances of
Extra Credit #I: How old was Anne Hathaway when
she married Shakespeare?
Extra Credit #2: How much was the price of
admission to Shakespeare's plays?
Extra Credit #3: Who closed the theatres and
outlawed Christmas, too?