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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.

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    Globe Theatre

    Opening 23 April, the 2014 Season follows mankind's endless capacity for conflict, and all the human stories that live within those conflicts.

    Explore our previous productions in the Discovery Space

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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

    Candlelit Concerts

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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

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    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Much Ado About Nothing

      From 11 April
      Touring the UK and Europe

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    • King Lear

      King Lear

      From 3 July
      Touring the UK and USA

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    • Twelfth Night and Richard III on Broadway

      To 16 February

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    • Eternal Love

      To 12 April
      Touring the UK
      Presented by ETT

      more info book now

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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

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    Globe to Globe 2014

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    • Globe to Globe 2012 Festival

      21 April - 9 June 2012

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    • King Lear

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

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    • Indian Tempest

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

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    • As You Like It

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

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    • Venus & Adonis

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

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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 June.

    Cinema

    Festival Screenings

    • A Summer Hamlet

      Screenings worldwide

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    DVDs

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      Purchase DVDs from our online shop

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    Digital Theatre

    • Doctor Faustus

      Available to rent or download

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    • Romeo and Juliet

      Available to rent or download

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    • Love's Labour's Lost

      Available to rent or download

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    • As You Like It

      Available to rent or download

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    • Henry VIII

      Available to rent or download

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    • Henry IV, Part 1

      Available to rent or download

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    • Henry IV, Part 2

      Available to rent or download

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    • The Merry Wives of Windsor

      Available to rent or download

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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.

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    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 first season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse as we celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth.

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