Tuesday 9 September 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is offering free tickets to Othello to all state secondary schools in London and Birmingham. The Globe Education production, specifically designed for secondary school and A-Level students, will run from 26 February to 12 March on stage at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
Monday 8 September 2014
Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce that Mark Rylance will star as Philippe V, King of Spain in Claire van Kampen’s new play with music, Farinelli and the King, premiering in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in February 2015. The role of the castrato Farinelli will be sung by celebrated countertenors Iestyn Davies and William Purefoy.
Monday 18 August 2014
Deutsche Bank is extending its successful partnership with Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe to target disadvantage in schools, providing free access to a cultural experience, accompanied by online resources and workshops to support the curriculum. Each year Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank offers free tickets to a full-scale Shakespeare production at the Globe to every state secondary school in London.
Wednesday 6 August 2014
Globe Education has chosen two titles as joint winners of this year’s Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award: David B. Goldstein's Eating and Ethics in Shakespeare's England and Gillian Woods’ Shakespeare’s Unreformed Fictions.
Thursday 31 July 2014
For five performances only (1 - 6 September 2014), Madrid-based company Fundaciόn Siglo de Oro (formerly Rakatá), will stage Lope de Vega’s Punishment Without Revenge at the Globe. Directed by Ernesto Arias, the production will be performed in Spanish with scene synopses in English.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and remodelled foyer at Shakespeare’s Globe have been recognised in three major architectural awards.
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce another season of candlelit concerts and events, featuring Ian Bostridge, Charlotte Rampling, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Avi Avital, Mahan Esfahani, Jean-Guihen Queyras and the Chilingirian Quartet.
Thursday 24 July 2014
Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 (and any brave parents or guardians) the story-based treasure hunt was originally staged to mark the 400th anniversary of the Globe burning down.
Tuesday 22 July 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Blanche McIntyre’s forthcoming production of The Comedy of Errors and the world premiere of Howard Brenton’s Doctor Scroggy’s War.
Monday 7 July 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe announced today that it will perform its Globe to Globe Hamlet at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, on 4 August 2014, as part of its ambitious two-year tour of Hamlet to every country on earth.
Wednesday 18 June 2014
On Saturday 12 July at 10am The Combat Veteran Players (CVP) will give a special performance of Hamlet at the world famous Globe theatre on London’s Bankside
Tuesday 17 June 2014
Muse of Fire, Globe Education’s multi award-winning family theatre experience, returns to Shakespeare’s Globe 18 - 27 August following its sell-out premier run in October 2013 – with a twist in its tale.
Monday 16 June 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Book Award. The biennial Award is granted to a first monograph which has made an important contribution to the understanding of Shakespeare, his theatre, or his contemporaries. The winner will be announced at the end of July.
Saturday 14 June 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe has named Ralph Alan Cohen as the recipient of the 2014 Sam Wanamaker Award the most prestigious prize granted by Shakespeare’s Globe to celebrate work which has increased the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare. Ralph Cohen is co-founder and director of mission at the American Shakespeare Center and was the project director for the recreation of the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Virginia.
Thursday 12 June 2014
2016 marks the four hundred year anniversary of popular, artistic and scholarly enthusiasm for Shakespeare’s life and works. Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare Institute at the University of Birmingham, London Shakespeare Centre at King’s College London and the Royal Shakespeare Company are partners in hosting the International Shakespeare Association’s Tenth World Shakespeare Congress in London and Stratford–upon-Avon from 31 July to 6 August 2016.
Friday 6 June 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce full casting for David Eldridge’s brand newplay Holy Warriors – a kaleidoscopic tale of holy war and bloody revenge in the struggle forJerusalem that spans continents and centuries.
Thursday 5 June 2014
On Sunday 8 June, Shakespeare’s Globe visits Penshurst Place for an exclusive premiere performance of Love’s Victory by Lady Mary Wroth, the niece of the famous poet, courtier and soldier, Sir Philip Sidney.
Monday 2 June 2014
Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe is releasing a pioneering interactive film: Exploring Shakespeare, created to commemorate Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this year.
Monday 12 May 2014
Shakespeare's Globe announces triumphant first season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and new productions for second season, including 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The Broken Heart, The Changeling and the world premiere of new play with music by Claire van Kampen
Friday 8 May 2014
Directed by Paula Garfield, designed by Paul Burgess and composed by Philippa Herrick this new interpretation of Shakespeare's comedy promises to be physically compelling and glitteringly inventive, playing from 2 - 7 June
Tuesday 6 May 2014
From 9 to 11 May over 540 students aged seven to 16 in schools across Hong Kong will enjoyworkshops led by Globe Education from Shakespeare’s Globe in London, as part of the Shakespeare4 All Learning & Participation Festival.
Tuesday 29 April 2014
Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe has won all three awards in the 2013 Family Arts Festival with its event Muse of Fire voted Best Family Event, Best Family Welcome and Best Family Venue.
Tuesday 29 April 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce a collaboration with the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation in a brand new scheme to support the career of one ambitious young technician.
Thursday 24 April 2014
On 12 May 2014, Shakespeare’s Globe takes its innovative digital/cultural networking event, Interface to Bristol.
Friday 21 March 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe will be opening its doors from 12 noon - 5pm on Easter Monday 21 April to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday – and inviting everyone inside for a free, fun-packed birthday party.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Thursday 13 March 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce ‘Summer by Candlelight’, the very first programme of summer events in the new indoor Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Following a triumphant inaugural winter of plays, opera and concerts, the Playhouse will host an eclectic line-up of musical and theatrical events from April to October 2014.
Monday 10 March 2014
Monday 10 March 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe opens the Globe 2014 summer season with a revisiting of Lucy Bailey’s 2006 smash hit Titus Andronicus, which critics described as “exhilarating”, “shatteringly powerful” and “diabolically and winningly funny”. Starring William Houston as Titus and Indira Varma as Tamora, this is another chance to see one of the darkest and most seminal productions in the Globe’s history.
Tuesday 4 March 2014
On 23 April 2014 the Globe opens its most ambitious tour yet: a two-year tour of Hamlet that will visit every single country on earth.
Friday 28 February 2014
The professional, full-scale production from Globe Education delivers fast-paced, compelling Shakespeare especially designed for 11 to 16 year olds and enjoyed by people of all ages, from 6 March - 29 March
Tuesday 18 February 2014
Shakespeare’s Globe enabled a million to experience Shakespeare in 2013, making it one of the most important venues worldwide for seeing the Bard in performance and accessing learning resources. In the Annual Review, published today, Tuesday 18 February, Shakespeare’s Globe confirmed its continuing success in 2013, completing London’s newest theatre the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and extending its reach beyond its home in Bankside, with audiences of over 200,000 at touring productions, cinema screenings, West End revivals and live screenings. Download the full Review here
Monday 3 February 2014
Southwark students celebrate Shakespeare 450 with Our Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe
Friday 31 January 2014
Printmaker Graham Clarke brings his Theatrickles to Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour
Wednesday 15 January 2014
In 2014, the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, Globe Education at Shakespeare’s Globe is spearheading a revival of interest in John Lyly, a playwright who, in his day, was more popular than the Bard
Tuesday 3 December 2013
Southwark sings in A Concert for Winter at Shakespeare's Globe