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    What's New

    Find out what's just been announced, what's opening soon, which shows have cast and creative updates, and more.

    Christmas plays and events

    • The Knight of the Burning Pestle

      11 December 2014 - 11 January 2015

      more info book now

    • Winter's Tales

      Winter's Tales

      Classic short stories
      21, 22, 28, 29 December, 4 & 5 January

      more info book now

    Cast Updates

    Globe Theatre 2015 Season

    • The Merchant of Venice

      From 23 April

      more info

    • Romeo & Juliet

      Performing at the Globe and on tour
      27 April - 8 May

      more info 

    • As You Like It

      From 15 May

      more info 

    • King John

      From 1 June

      more info 

    • Measure for Measure

      From 20 June

      more info 

    • Richard II

      From 11 July

      more info 

    • Richard III

      Performed in Mandarin
      20 July - 25 July

      more info 

    • The Heresy of Love

      From 31 July

      more info 

    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Performing at the Globe and on tour
      10 August - 12 September

      more info 

    • Macbeth

      Performed in Cantonese
      17 August - 23 August

      more info 

    • The Oresteia

      From 29 August

      more info 

    • Nell Gwynn

      From 19 September

      more info 

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    Globe Theatre

    Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole's final summer season explores the theme 'Justice & Mercy'. Season opens 23 April.

    Priority Booking opens 13 January. Public Booking opens 9 February.

    Explore our previous productions in the Discovery Space

    2015 Season

    • The Merchant of Venice

      From 23 April

      more info

    • Romeo & Juliet

      Performing at the Globe and on tour
      27 April - 8 May

      more info 

    • As You Like It

      From 15 May

      more info 

    • King John

      From 1 June

      more info 

    • Measure for Measure

      From 20 June

      more info 

    • Richard II

      From 11 July

      more info 

    • Richard III

      Performed in Mandarin
      20 July - 25 July

      more info 

    • The Heresy of Love

      From 31 July

      more info 

    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Performing at the Globe and on tour
      10 August - 12 September

      more info 

    • Macbeth

      Performed in Cantonese
      17 August - 23 August

      more info 

    • The Oresteia

      From 29 August

      more info 

    • Nell Gwynn

      From 19 September

      more info 

     

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    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

    The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is now open, our new candlelit indoor theatre.

    The Playhouse is located on the Globe site and is accessed through the main foyer.

    Plays & Opera

    Concerts by Candlelight

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    Concerts by Candlelight

    Our programme of music concerts by candlelight performed in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse throughout the year.

    The Playhouse is located on the Globe site and is accessed through the main foyer.

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    Globe Theatre On Tour

    Shakespeare's Globe has been touring productions around the world since 2007. Find out where we're currently on tour. 

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    • Hamlet

      Hamlet

      Globe to Globe
      A two-year tour to every country in the world

      23 April 2014 - 23 April 2016

      more info

    • King Lear

      King Lear

      Touring the US
      September - December 2014

      more info

    On Tour in 2015

    • Romeo & Juliet

      Performing at the Globe and on tour

      more info 

    • King John

      Performing at the Globe and on tour

      more info 

    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Performing at the Globe and on tour

      more info 

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    Globe To Globe

    An international celebration of Shakespeare at the Globe and around the world.

    Hamlet tour

    • Hamlet

      A two-year tour to every country in the world
      23 April 2014 - 23 April 2016

      more info

    Globe to Globe 2015

    • Richard III

      Performed in Mandarin
      20 July - 25 July

      more info 

    • Macbeth

      Performed in Cantonese
      17 August - 23 August

      more info 

    Archive

    • Globe to Globe 2012 Festival

      21 April - 9 June 2012

      more info

    • King Lear

      Performed in Belarusian with scene synopses in English
      23 - 28 September

      more info

    • Indian Tempest

      Performed in English, Malayalam, French and Sanskrit
      29 July - 3 August 2013

      more info

    • As You Like It

      Performed in Georgian with scene synopses in English
      6 - 11 May 2013

      more info

    • Venus & Adonis

      Performed in English, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, SeSotho, Setswana and Afrikaans
      29 April - 4 May 2013

      more info

    • All's Well That Ends Well

      All's Well That Ends Well

      Performed in Gujarati
      5 - 10 May

      more info

    • A Midsummer Night's Dream

      A Midsummer Night's Dream

      Performed in British Sign Language
      2 - 7 June

      more info

    • Punishment Without Revenge

      Punishment Without Revenge

      Performed in Spanish
      1 - 6 September

      more info 

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    Globe On Screen

    Experience Globe Theatre productions captured in high definition with Globe On Screen, in cinemas, online and on DVD.

    The Globe On Screen 2014 cinema series will be screened in select countries worldwide from May.

    Cinema

    Online and DVDs

    • Globe Player

      Globe Player

      Over 50 Shakespeare productions to buy or rent on demand

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    • DVDs - Shop Online

      Purchase DVDs from our online shop

      more info

    Festival Screenings

    • A Summer Hamlet

      Screenings worldwide

      more info

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    Special Events

    Our special events offer you the chance to experience the works of Shakespeare in a variety of ways. See a Globe Theatre production at Midnight, a 'Read not Dead' 'performance with script' from Globe Education or to become a Friend of the Globe and meet the cast.

    Friends Events

    You've watched the play, now meet the cast. Throughout the year there are opportunities for Friends of Shakespeare's Globe to meet the actors and hear about their experience of working at the Globe. You might even learn some backstage secrets.

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    Globe Education Events

    Join us for our season on Shakespeare and Friendship. Shakespeare and his contemporaries returned time and again to the central importance of friendship in its many guises: kinship, romance, eroticism and devotion beyond death; all to be explored this Autumn.  

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