Type
Crossword
Description

In which month was Shakespeare born? April
Shakespeare's theatre Globe
_____ and Juliet Romeo
In which city is 'The Globe Theatre' London
First name of Shakespeare's wife Anne
The red flag represents this category of play History
The name for the people standing around the stage Groundlings
Shakespeare wrote 154 _______ Sonnets
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
A Midsummer Night's Dream is set in which Greek city? Athens
The Globe Theatre was originally built with what kind of roof? Thatched
What time of day were his plays performed? Afternoon
When a tragedy play was being performed, what colour flag would be flown? Black
What kind of head did the character Bottom have? Donkey
The Globe Theatre is built in the shape of a ______ Circle

Shakespeare Crossword

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Crossword
Description

17th-century London theatre for Shakespeare’s acting company Globe
In which play would you find the quote, “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life”? RomeoandJuliet
Shakespeare play featuring daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia King Lear
Who is the Queen of Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream? Titania
From which play does a ghost chillingly call out to the main character: "Remember me"? Hamlet
In which play would you find the quote, "If music be the food of love, play on" Twelfth Night
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 ____ Sonnets
Name of the town Shakespeare was born Stratford-Upon-Avon
Name of Shakespeare's wife Anne Hathaway
"Shall I compare thee to a ____'s day" - Sonnet 18 opening line summer
Name of the play with the characters Iago, Desdemona and Cassio Othello
Where in Italy is Romeo and Juliet set in? Verona
What is the global campaign name for British Council's celebration of Shakespeare's 400th anniversary? ShakespeareLives
Which month is Shakespeare Day set in? April

Shakespeare's Life and Theatre Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Whom did Shakespeare marry? Anne Hathaway
What nickname do we use for Shakespeare? The Bard
What was the name of England's very first theatre? The Theatre
Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford Upon Avon
Shakespeare's works were first published in this. First Folio
First Theatre Troupe Name Lord Chamberlain's Men
Second Theatre Troupe Name The Kingsmen
Main time period in which Shakespeare lived. Renaissance
Name of Shakespeare's theatre TheGlobe
Name of first monarch Shakespeare wrote under. Queen Elizabeth
England's James the First was first this country's James the Sixth Scotland
Shakespeare's plays are mostly written in this verse Iambic Pentameter
Anne Hathaway was how many years older than William? Eight
How many children did Shakespeare have? Three
What caused the theatres to close down for breaks? The Plague
How many people could The Globe hold? Three thousand
In 1613, during Henry VIII, this set off a fire that burned down The Globe. A cannon
What group destroyed The Globe after the English Civil War began? The Puritans
These people paid one penny per ticket and stayed in the "pit" or "yard." Groundlings
The troupe of actors that traveled to give performances were called "The Strolling Players"
The name of Shakespeare's eldest daughter Susanna
Play thought to have been the first performed at The Globe. Julius Caesar
Performances were held during the Daylight
Shakespeare lived for how many years? Fifty-two

Shakespeare's Life and times Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Born in this month April
Childhood home ________________-Upon-Avon Stratford
Instead of paper, they had Parchment
Wife Anne Hathaway
Wrote 154 of this kind of poem Sonnet
Group of actors, The _______ Men Chamberlain's
Girl's parts had to be played by ________ Boys
Performed plays at this theatre (2 wds.) The Globe
The Globe was closed down due to the (2 wds.) Black Plague
Plays with unhappy endings Tragedies
Plays with happy endings Comedies
Collection of all his plays, post-death (2 wds.) First Folio
His father made these Gloves

Shakespeare & Elizabethan Era Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Shakespeare's place of birth. Stratford
Name of Shakespeare's wife. AnneHathaway
Shakespeare's most famous play. RomeoandJuliet
The movie 'She's the man' is based on this play. TwelfthNight
The most famous playwright during the Elizabethan times. ChristopherMarlowe
A famous actor who performs for Shakespeare and their group. RichardBurbage
This colour is a sign of royalty. Purple
In Elizabethan times, where did one get the dye of the colour of royalty from? seasnails
When were plays held? afternoon
What did clothes represent? socialstatus
How much did groundlings pay to watch a performance at the theatre? penny
Women fixed their hair with a wire frame that formed a __________ shape during the Elizabethan times. heart
What were the toilets called in that period of time? chamberpots
The Black Death is also known as the _______________ . Plague
Men and women wore ______________ that were influenced by Spanish couture. highcollars
How was the Black Death spread? fleas
Where did the costumes for the performances come from? richbenefactors
Who played a woman's part in a play? men
What was the number one job for women during the Elizabethan era? marriage
The punishment for women who gossiped too much were put in a brank, paraded around town and ________________. whipped
The name of one of Shakespeare's relatives who was arrested and executed for plotting against Queen Elizabeth. WilliamArden
What was the name of Shakespeare's son who died in 1596? Hamnet
A story of a person's life written in the words of another person. biography
What was Shakespeare's first name? William

globe theatre word search

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Word Search
Description

Timber
upper class
middle class
Lower class
Hamlet
Southwark
Curtain theatre
The Theatre
courtyard
three thousand
London
Swan theatre
Romeo and Juliet
Rose Theatre
stage
Shakespeare
Globe theatre
Thatch
Rich nobles
Genty
groundlings

Globe Theatre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sphere that projects the world. Globe
Preforming center. Theatre
Famous poet in history. Shakespeare
Performance that tells a story. Play
False ceiling over the stage. Heavens
Under the stage with trap door entrance. Hell
Person who performs in the play. Actor
Type of play set in an earlier time. History
A dramatic play based on pain. Tragedy
A humorous play. Comedy

Elizabethan and Shakespeare worksheet Word Search

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Word Search
Description

monolouges
popular
creative
theater god
fictional
drama
plays
churches
flag
playwrighter
shakespeare
locations
renaissance
heavens
groundlings
literacy
actors
theatres
globe
queen elizabeth

Shakespeare Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Birth place of William Shakespeare Stratford upon Avon
A male member of the Montague family Romeo
A Step's song mimicking Shakespeare's plays Tragedy
Juliet's family name Capulet
Shakespeare's profession Playwright
Romeo's family name Montague
The first name of Shakespeare's wife Ann
Who was Romeo's lover Juliet
The last play that Shakespeare wrote alone The Tempest
Which of Shakespeare's plays do the Three Witches appear Macbeth
"But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve..." Is a famous quote from which Shakespeare play Othello
The name of his famous theatre in London Globe
The name of a king that died in the battle of Bosworth Field is also the name of a Shakespeare play Richard the third
His first name William
A modern day floating city in Italy Venice

Shakespeare Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What kind of Shakespearean play has a happy ending Comedy
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write One hundred fifty four
What kind of Shakespearean play ends in death and destruction Tragedy
What was Shakespeare’s mother’s name Mary
What was Shakespeare’s father's name John
What was Shakespeare’s wife’s name Anne Hathaway
How many siblings did Shakespeare have Seven
How many children did Shakespeare have Three
How old did Shakespeare live to be Fiftytwo
How many lines does a Shakespearean sonnet have Fourteen
What type of stanza used in Shakespearean sonnets has four lines Quatrain
Where was Shakespeare born Avon
What was the name of Shakespeare’s first and only son Hamnet
How many people could the Globe Theatre hold Three thousand
How much did it cost for groundlings to watch the plays One penny
What type of wood was used to build the Globe Theatre Reused
What was the base of the stage called The Pit
What year was Shakespeare’s first record of life in London Fifteen ninety two
What is the Globe A theatre
What was Shakespeare’s first play Henry VI Part One
Whose father owned The theatre Richard Burbage
What’s is one play that was performed in Shakespeare’s time The Jewel of Malta
What is a type of poetic verse that includes two lines and is used at the end of a Shakespearean sonnet Couplet
How were Shakespeare’s sonnets classified/titled Number
Who went to see Shakespeare’s plays Everyone
What is a type of sonnet mostly used by shakespeare and includes three quatrains and a couplet Shakespearean sonnet
What was Shakespeare’s most famous play about two star-crossed lovers with conflicting families Romeo and Juliet
Which Shakespeare play is about the revenge of a prince on his uncle mainly caused by the ghost of his dead father Hamlet
Which Shakespeare play is a power hungry Scottish general who receives a prophecy from three witches Macbeth
How many stories was the Globe Theatre Three
What was William Shakespeare a shareholder of Globe Theatre
What is another name for a shakespearean sonnet Elizabethan sonnet
How many syllables are usually in each line of a sonnet Ten
When was the Globe Theatre built Fifteen Ninety Ninety
How many plays did Shakespeare write Thirty seven
How many comedies did he write Seventeen
How many histories did he write Ten
What were people who watched plays from “the pit” and only paid a penny for entry called Groundlings
How much was admission to watch the play Sixpence
From which history did the quote “Heart of gold” come from Henry V

Elizabethan Theatre Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The name of the first theatre in the Elizabethan period TheTheatre
The name of the most famous Theatre TheGlobe
The social category of people who could sit on the side of the stage nobles
They performed only in this part of the day to have more light afternoon
The number of women who could perform on stage at the time zero
The name of a famous playright shakespeare
Where the first theatre was built Shoreditch
By whom were the female roles played ? youngmen
If the audience didn't like the play, they would ..... the actors boo
The first place the Globe Theatre took fire when it burned to the ground roof
Most people in the theatre stood in the ..... open pit
The general feeling towards plays during this period in time despise