The London Periodical
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parts of the globe theatre
The upper stage was used for most bedroom and balcony scenes. the balcony above was used for musicians and sound effects.
The tiring house was used for dressing and storage rooms. Actors rested here between scenes and changing into lavish costumes. The doors of the tiring room also served as the actors main entrances and exits.
The main stage is where the main action took place especially outdoor scenes or battlefields, or forest.
The inner stage was used mostly for indoor scenes and had a curtain that could be opened or closed for scene changes.
The trap door- actors playing witches could rise or descend through this door built into the main stage and was often referred to as 'hell''.
the heavens consisted of a canopy supported by the pillars, and a hut on top. the canopy shaded and protected actors from too much sun or rain. It also represented the sky and heavens and painted with golden stars. The hut above was used for storage and additional sound effects, such as alarm bells, cannon fire, and thunder.
Open yard-audiences paid one penny to stand here and watch the preferences, rain or shine. often these patrons, called groundings, would participate in the action by throwing snacks and shouting at the performers.
The plays were lighted by natural light and couldn't take place at night or in bad whether.
June 29, 1614
At this Globe Theater actors and people will still wear the clothes according to their social status, or for less important roles their own clothes. And through rotten vegetables at the actors causing them to have to change in the tiring room, and whether it be today or in the 1600's it is still a place for the rich or poor to come and watch plays.