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Shakespeare's Life and Times: The Globe Theatre

This guide is useful for high school students studying the life and times of William Shakespeare. Teachers may also use this guide to conduct a WebQuest or smaller research assignments before studying one of Shakespeare's plays.

Introduction

This page will guide you through the exploration of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. 

The Globe Theatre

The Globe was originally funded by William Shakespeare and his acting company The Lord Chamberlain's men; however, since it has been rebuilt, people can still enjoy Shakespeare's theatrical productions as they were meant to be seen, on the Globe's stage! 

Important Websites and Articles

Book

Databases

The Globe Theatre Mini Documentary on YouTube

This short documentary will give you some information on The Globe Theatre. Make sure to cite your sources. Click "watch on YouTube" to get information on the source. 

Elizabethan Theatre

This short documentary will give you more information about The Globe Theatre, Shakespeare, and life in Elizabethan England. Make sure to cite your sources. Click "watch on YouTube" to get information on the source.