William Shakespeare's Theatre Video

Video title: Shakespeare's Theatre

Watch this History of British Literature video entitled Shakespeare's Theatre to study the theatre of Shakespeare's day through authentic quotations by his contemporaries commenting on theatres, playwrights, actors, plays, and audiences, and learn how Elizabethan theatre became a leading art form. Discover Elizabethan playhouses and the significance of the Globe Theatre's architecture and multistage layout in the production of a Shakespearean play.

Use this online K12 British Literature video to study and gain an insight into the theatre of William Shakespeare's day through authentic quotations by his contemporaries commentating on theatres, playwrights, actors, plays and audiences.

 

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William Shakespeare's Theatre Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • Shakespeare's Theatre. Learn about William Shakespeare's Theater. Visit the famous Globe Theatre to meet the players, stagehands, and playwrights of the Elizabethan stage.
  • Gain insight to the theater of William Shakespeare-s day through authentic quotations by his contemporaries commenting on theaters, playwrights, actors, plays, and audiences.
  • Identify Elizabethan playhouses and explain the significance of the Globe Theatre-s architecture and multistage layout in the production of a Shakespearean play.
  • Identify key roles played by the sharers and those behind the scenes, including the bookholder, the stagekeeper, the scrivener, the tireman, and the Master of the Revels.
  • Learn the importance of politics in the theater of William Shakespeare-s time, and the subtle ways these issues were couched in dramatic works to avoid trouble with the authorities.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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