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These days most theater goers would pay one hundred dollars to see an exceptional performance of Romeo and Juliet but as we go back to the year 1599 people crowded the doors of The Globe to pay a penny or less to see plays done by Shakespeare and many others The Globe not only played no pun intended as a stage for blossoming actors but also served as the stage for many well known playwrights and gave them the atmosphere and audience they needed to succeed It also allowed for all types of classes and people to view the plays and had an adverse affect on society both positivly and negaitvly The first Globe was built in 1598 by Richard Burbage and his associates Its location in Southwark London provided some what of a central spot for spectators that came from all over to see productions by the many English writers The Globe was built of remaining timbers from The Theatre the first public theater in London The Theatre was built in 1576 by James BurbageHodges After The Globe was built Julius Caesar was the first recorded play performed at the new facility This Globe known as the wooden O by the famous William Shakespeare was burnt to the ground in 1613 during a performance of Henry VIII It was soon rebuilt on the same foundation in 1614 but again tragedy struck when Puritans closed the second Globe about thirty years later in 1642 This was also the year the Puritans closed all the other public playhouses in London In 1644 The Globe was destroyed and the foundations were buried to build new tenements Many famous plays were performed by innumerable actors at The Globe in all the years it was opened One of the most well known actor and playwright to come out of The Globe was William Shakespeare In 1592 Shakespeare formed a reputation for his poetry and sonnets when his
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