The Globe Theater
Welcome! This site contains estimated blueprints of the Globe Theater in London. These blueprints contain the three major levels of the Globe Theater. Click on any of the levels to see that blueprint, and hover your mouse over various parts of the blueprint to see more information. NOTE: Most or all of the images are from the new Globe built in London. This is because it is easier to identify the parts when there is a color photograph than a predicted sketch.
Yard Level | 2nd Level | [3rd Level]
This is where the wealthy and middle class would sit. The cost was 2 pence for the galleries, and there would be a collector with a box who stood at the stairs leading there.
This is the roof covering the stage. It was known as "The Heavens." On the inside, it had a beatiful design. It was made to protect the actors and their costumes in case of sudden rain.
This is what the Globe Theater looks like from above. The flag on the towers was raised when there was a play. Different color flags meant different plays. Also, although the Globe has 20 sides now, there is not enough information to determine how many sides and how big it was during the time of Shakespeare.
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Page last modified on Tuesday, November 20th, 2007. © 2007 Oleg Vaskevich.