Monográfico_Cervantes Monográfico Cervantes-Shakespeare - Page 64

The theatre you can visit today was meticulously designed to replicate the 4irst Globe as closely as possible. It is made entirely of English oak, and it has the only thatched roof permitted in London since the Great Fire of 1666. The plays themselves are put on without the use of modern theatrical inventions and conventions such as spotlights and microphones, in order to simulate an authentic Elizabethan theatre experience. If you ever have a chance to attend one of the summertime plays put on there, the environment you encounter will be the closest possible to that of a real Elizabethan play. If you would like to learn more about the Globe, the following are links to exciting interactive websites: The English Department thanks the collaboration of all the students who participated in th the activities developed by the Department to pay tribute to Shakespeare on the 400 anniversary of his death, and we would especially like to acknowledge the valuable contribution of the Arts Department and the students of Bachillerato ENGLISH DEPARTMENT 64