In 1597 Allen decided he wanted to tear the Theatre down.He locked it up and refused to let the actors perform.Greed for Power- Macbeth “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare is a well-known tragedy.
These included Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth.
His success in the theatre, as well as his investments in land and the Globe, made Shakespeare a wealthy man.
Early Life Very little is known about William Shakespeare's childhood.
He was born in the English city of Stratford-upon-Avon about 100 miles northwest of London in 1564.
It could house up to 3,000 spectators and had a uniquely designed stage with a painted ceiling, columns, and stage wall.
They had specially trained musicians who made special effects noises during the plays. Later Plays Many of Shakespeare's greatest plays were written in the last half of his career.There they built a new theatre called the Globe Theatre.The Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre became the place to be in London.Lord Chamberlain's Men William was part of an acting company called Lord Chamberlain's Men.An acting company in England at this time worked together to put on plays.In the play, there was a drastic change in the characters, especially Macbeth.The play starts with Macbeth’s bravery in the battlefield, after his encounter with the three witches (the weïrd sisters), Macbeth starts to consider the prophecies given by the witches.Historians often refer to these years as the "lost years." There are lots of theories and stories about what William was doing during this time.In any event, he and his family eventually ended up in London where William was working at the theatre.Early Plays Shakespeare wrote plays for the Lord Chamberlain's Men. His plays became very popular in London and soon the Lord Chamberlain's Men were one of the most popular acting companies in the city.Some of Shakespeare's early plays include The Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.