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    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

    Our candlelit indoor theatre.

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

    Winter Shakespeare

    SPOKEN WORD

    Concerts by Candlelight

    Wonder Season

    Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director for Shakespeare's Globe.

    • Hamlet

      The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

      Kneehigh at the Globe
      16 June – 2 July

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    • Inn at Lydda

      The inn at lydda

      2 – 17 September

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    • Hamlet

      The Two Gentlemen of Verona

      At the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and on a UK tour
      20 September – 1 October

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    Globe Theatre

    Our summer season of performances in our outdoor playing space.

    Explore our previous productions in the Discovery Space

    Shakespeare 400

    • Hamlet

      Hamlet

      Globe to Globe
      Hamlet returns to the Globe for four final performances

      23 – 24 April

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    Wonder Season

    Emma Rice's first season as Artistic Director for Shakespeare's Globe.

    • Hamlet

      A Midsummer Night's Dream

      30 April – 11 September

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    • Hamlet

      The Taming of the Shrew

      13 May – 6 August

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    • Hamlet

      Macbeth

      18 June – 1 October

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    • Hamlet

      946

      The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
      Kneehigh at the Globe

      11 August – 11 September

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    • Hamlet

      Imogen

      Cymbeline, renamed and reclaimed
      17 September – 16 October

      more info

    • Hamlet

      The Merchant of Venice

      At the Globe, and on a national & international tour
      4 – 15 October

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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.

    • Hamlet

      Hamlet

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

      23 April 2014 – 24 April 2016

      more info

    • Hamlet

      The Two Gentlemen of Verona

      At the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and on a UK tour
      20 May – 31 July

      more info

    • Hamlet

      The merchant of venice

      At the Globe, and on a national & international tour
      4 – 15 October

      more info

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    West End

    Jessica Swale's rip-roaring play Nell Gwynn transfers to the Apollo Theatre in the West End in February, with Gemma Arterton in the title role.

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    Shakespeare 400

    Join us for an extraordinary collection of special events and performances, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.

    • Hamlet

      The Complete Walk

      Specially created short films of each of Shakespeare's plays along the Thames riverbank
      23 – 24 April 

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    • Hamlet

      Hamlet

      Globe to Globe
      Hamlet returns to the Globe for four final performances

      23 – 24 April

      more info book now

    • Hamlet

      shakespeare 400

      Explore the Shakespeare 400 website for full details on all events as part of this exciting year

      more info

    • Hamlet

      1616: a momentous year

      A season of performances, exhibitions, talks, workshops & conferences celebrating the theatrical greats of 1616 

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    Education Events

    1616: A Momentous YearJoin us for a series of education events for families, individuals, schoolchildren, scholars, Shakespeare lovers and Shakespeare sceptics.

     

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