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Shakespeare's Globe : an interactive pop-up theatre

Author: Toby Forward; Juan Wijngaard
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A description of the Globe Theatre, its history and function, told from the viewpoint of Richard Burbage, actor and part owner (along with William Shakespeare) of the famous establishment. Welcome to the Globe, the greatest theater in the world! The year is 1612, and leading Shakespearean actor Richard Burbage is conducting a backstage tour of everything from the pit below the stage to the grand ceiling painted to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Specimens
Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Forward; Juan Wijngaard
ISBN: 0763626945 9780763626945
OCLC Number: 61269113
Notes: Text is augmented by a detailed pop-up model of the original Globe Theatre, attached to P. [3] of cover.
Also accompanying text, attached to P. [2] of cover, are punch-out cardboard figures of famous characters from Shakespeare, as well as two booklets of scripts of scenes from the plays in which these characters appear.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Toby Forward ; illustrated by Juan Wijngaard.

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A description of the Globe Theatre, its history and function, told from the viewpoint of Richard Burbage, actor and part owner (along with William Shakespeare) of the famous establishment. Welcome to the Globe, the greatest theater in the world! The year is 1612, and leading Shakespearean actor Richard Burbage is conducting a backstage tour of everything from the pit below the stage to the grand ceiling painted to resemble the heavens. Take a peek inside this marvelous miniature theater to find: A 3-D pop-up model of the Globe Theatre A book of fascinating inside facts on the theater's history, design, and legendary performances 10 sheets containing a total of 20 press-out, standup characters Two booklets-one for you and one for a friend-featuring popular scenes from 12 Shakespearean plays, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, and more In Shakespeare's Globe-approved by the Globe Theatre itself-you'll find everything you need to stage your own performances of the most memorable scenes in theater history.

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