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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (2016)

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Playwright: Daniel Jamieson
Directed by: Emma Rice

Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces this young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other. This magical production is drawn in a theatrical language as fluid as Chagall’s paintings, and woven throughout with music and dance inspired by the Russian Jewish tradition.

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Macbeth (2016)

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Directed by: Iqbal Khan

The title role is Shakespeare’s most brutal and poetic creation and the play his most unsettling engagement with the supra-natural and the nature of evil. Enter the unique intensity of the Globe as this cycle of wondrous horrors captures our imagination once again...

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona (2016)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Nick Bagnall

This riotous touring production is led by a joyful ensemble of players who will delight with songs, romance and chaos, and hurl Shakespeare’s anarchic comedy into the 21st century.

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The Taming of the Shrew (2016)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Caroline Byrne

Losing none of its power to provoke and sometimes outrage, Shakespeare’s controversial double-act gets a thoroughly fresh, fast and distinctly Irish makeover.

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Word By Word (2016)

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This is no ordinary typewriter. It has been specially programmed to type out The Complete Works of Shakespeare, powered by Tweets. It is constantly searching live Tweets to find the relevant words to complete Shakespeare’s finest works. The typewriter can only type using words found on Twitter in real time. Ay, there’s the rub. Not all of Shakespeare’s words will be found on Twitter. When the typewriter stops we need you to Tweet the next words on the screen, using the hashtag #TheCompleteTweets, for the story to continue.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016)

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Directed by: Emma Rice

Fusing music, dance and some serious comedy, Emma Rice’s first production as Artistic Director brings the Dream crashing into the Globe’s magical setting. Naughty, tender, transgressive and surprising, it promises to be a festival of theatre. Let the joy begin!

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Playing Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (2016)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

Twelfth Night was performed as part of the 2016 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank project.

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The Tempest (2016)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Dominic Dromgoole

Inspired by English colonial adventures and brilliantly conjuring up a magic and supernatural world, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.

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