No Risk Of Rotten Tomatoes In Shakespeare's Time Disappointed audiences in Shakespeare's time would not have thrown tomatoes at the players on stage. More like dried figs or oyster shells. Archaeologists who have excavated the Globe and Rose theaters say theatergoers would have been munching on fruits, nuts or pies. And it seems class lines also divided snack lines. The rich likely enjoyed sturgeon steaks and crab. Commoners — or groundlings — probably settled for then-cheap oysters.

No Risk Of Rotten Tomatoes In Shakespeare's Time

No Risk Of Rotten Tomatoes In Shakespeare's Time

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Disappointed audiences in Shakespeare's time would not have thrown tomatoes at the players on stage. More like dried figs or oyster shells. Archaeologists who have excavated the Globe and Rose theaters say theatergoers would have been munching on fruits, nuts or pies. And it seems class lines also divided snack lines. The rich likely enjoyed sturgeon steaks and crab. Commoners — or groundlings — probably settled for then-cheap oysters.

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