2017 Summer Season 2017 Summer Season

Curated by award-winning playwright Tanika Gupta Curated by award-winning playwright Tanika Gupta

Public Events 2017 Public Events 2017

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    This Week

    Find out what's on at Shakespeare's Globe this week.

    Summer of Love

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    Globe Theatre

    Our summer season of performances in our outdoor playing space.

    Explore our previous productions in the Discovery Space

    Summer of Love

    Join us for the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love and our 2017 Summer Season.

    • Twelfth Night

      Twelfth night

      Until Saturday 5 August 2017

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    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Much Ado About Nothing

      Friday 14 July – Sunday 15 October 2017

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    • King Lear

      King Lear

      Thursday 10 August – Saturday 14 October 2017

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    • Boudica

      Boudica

      A new ancient history play by Tristan Bernays
      Friday 8 September – Sunday 1 October 2017

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    • Midnight Matinees

      Midnight Matinees

      Special midnight performances of Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet & Much Ado About Nothing
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    Festival of Independence

    This summer, we’re celebrating independence with a festival of theatre, music, poetry, comedy and dance

    Special events

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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.

    Festival of Independence

    This summer, we’re celebrating independence with a festival of theatre, music, poetry, comedy and dance

    • India & Me

      INDIA & ME

      An evening with Nitin Sawhney
      Sunday 13 August 2017, 8.00pm

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    • Lions and Tigers

      Lions and Tigers

      A new play by Tanika Gupta
      Wednesday 23 August – Saturday 16 September 2017

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    • Awakening: Tagore's Journey

      AWAKENING: Tagore's Journey

      Sunday 10 September 2017, 7.00pm

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    • A Friend’s Story

      A Friend's Story

      Original play by Vijay Tendulkar
      Wednesday 20 & Thursday 21 Sepember 2017, 8.00pm

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    The Winter Selection

    A selection of scrumptious treats for our 2017/18 Winter Season.

    • Romantics Anonymous

      Romantics Anonymous

      A new musical
      Friday 20 October 2017 – Saturday 6 January 2018

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    • The Secret Theatre

      The Secret Theatre

      The Dark Arts of Elizabeth’s Spymaster
      Thursday 16 November – Saturday 16 December 2017

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    • Meow Meow

      Meow Meow

      Apocalypse Meow: Crisis is Born
      Wednesday 20 – Sunday 31 December 2017

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    • All's Well That Ends Well

      All's Well That Ends Well

      Thursday 11 January – Saturday 3 March 2018

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    • The Captive Queen

      The Captive Queen

      Friday 2 February – Sunday 4 March 2018

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    • Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

      Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

      A reimagining
      Friday 9 March – Saturday 21 April 2018

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    • The Little Matchgirl

      The Little Matchgirl

      And Other Happier Tales
      Tuesday 27 March – Saturday 21 April 2018

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    Music Events

    Public Event Productions

    Productions presented by visiting companies in association with Globe Education’s Public Events programme.

    • As You Like It

      As You Like It

      Presented by Oxford University Dramatic Society
      Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 August 2017, 8.00pm (and 4.00pm)

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    • Woman in the Moon

      The Woman in the Moon

      Presented by The Dolphin’s Back
      Friday 18 – Saturday 19 August 2017, 8.00pm (and 3.00pm)

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    Globe On Tour

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

    • Farinelli and the King

      Farinelli and The King

      On Broadway
      Tuesday 5 December 2017 – Sunday 25 March 2018

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    • The Little Matchgirl

      The Little Matchgirl

      Touring to venues in the UK
      Thursday 30 November 2017 – Saturday 21 April 2018

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    Talks, Lectures & Events 

     

    Around Play

    Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bankside’s third Globe Theatre with a year of events exploring the world Around Play.