The 1st Globe Theater was first opened in 1599. The Globe is in Southwark London. Shakespeare bought the Globe Theater. The Globe Theater could hold over 3,000 people at once. their were about 2 performances a day, the flag was up at every play. There were 3 levels with roofs called galleries you could sit there or stand by the stage . The stage was 5 feet high so people could not get on the stage. There were 2 wooden beams holding up the roof on top of the stage. The roof was made in a certain way so the sun could not in the actors eyes or for the actors wouldn't get wet if it rained. The stage stuck out in the middle of the court yard. The globes roof was easy to catch on fire indeed it did the Globe burned down in 1613 it was rebuilt. They tried to make it look the same as the old Globe Theater.