Rabbit Trail: The Globe Theater

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

Shakespeare performed his plays in a theater called The Globe. It was originally built in 1598. Unfortunately, it burned to the ground after a cannonball was fired onstage in 1613.

It was rebuilt the next year but sadly was closed down in 1642 by the Puritans, who believed theater was sinful.

This video tells about the theater and the actors of the day.

This video is a tour of the newly rebuilt Globe Theater in London.

This model below can be printed out on paper and folded into a mini replica of the Globe Theater.

Globe Theater Model

Enjoy this super fun and free printable paper model. All of the paper models you find on this site are originals of papertoys.com! Globe Theatre The above model was made from details found from historical etchings and prints of the original Globe Theatre.

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