“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts”
William Shakespeare, from “As you like it”
William Shakespeare is regarded as one of the greatest English writers of all time and one of the world’s most famous playwrights. His surviving work includes 38 plays and 154 sonnets and his plays have been translated into every known language. It is (...)
The great Renaissance ideals – The Globe represents all the highest Renaissance ideals. Man is the main actor on the scene of the Earth (the Globe) which, in its turn, is not separated from the Universe. So “the open roof” of the theatre becomes the hermetic symbol of the ONE, the unity among Man, Earth, Universe.