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‘Scholars have been asking such questions for decades. Although we may never have definitive answers, research at the Globe theatre is providing important new approaches and insights.’

Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

Shakespeare's Globe

DateS:

Thursday 4 June
Thursday 2 July
Thursday 6 August

TIME:

6.00pm - 8.30pm

VENUE:

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe

TICKETS:

£12 (£7 FoSG/Student)

BOOKING:

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7401 9919 

Online: 
Ticket Office

In Person:
Monday - Saturday
10am - 6pm

Sunday
10am - 5pm

Shakespeare's Globe,
21 New Globe Walk,
Bankside,
London SE1 9DT

 

Please note, late comers may not be admitted.

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Research In Action

Share the process of discovery as actors and practitioners explore performance in our indoor Jacobean theatre.

Our Research in Action workshops give you the chance to be part of our exploration into the indoor theatres of seventeenth-century London. The workshops mix theatre practice and scholarship in an engaging investigation of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse’s theatrical capacities.

Using extracts from well-known and less-familiar plays, Globe actors and leading academics will test the dramatic and technical potential of our indoor space. Expect discoveries – and expect to be asked for your feedback!

Beds and Bedroom Scenes 

Thursday 6 August

With Dr Will Tosh and Dr Elizabeth Sharrett.
Cast TBC.

Will Tosh and Elizabeth Sharrett (Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham) explore the performance of bedroom scenes in early modern drama. How did playwrights use the challenging intimacy of the indoor playhouse to highlight moments of seduction and delight, as well as threat, sexual violence and sexualised murder?

 

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