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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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    Concerts by Candlelight

    Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Winter 2014/15 Season

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    Globe Theatre

    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

    Booking now

    On Tour

    • Hamlet

      Hamlet

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

      23 April 2014 - 23 April 2016

      more info

    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Much Ado About Nothing

      Until 31 August
      Touring the UK and Europe

      more info

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    • 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

    • The Last Days of Troy

      The Last Days of Troy

      Until 28 June

      more info

    • Titus Andronicus

      Titus Andronicus

      Until 13 July

      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

    • Pinnock's Passions

      A Bach Family Celebration

      Pinnock's Passions
      7 & 8 September

      more info book now

    • Show of Hands

      Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes

      Folk by Oak & Candlelight
      20 September

      more info book now

    • Anoushka Shanka

      Anoushka Shankar Celebrating Tagore

      27, 28, 29 September & 4 October

      more info book now

    • The Brodsky Quartet with Jacqui Dankworth

      The Brodsky Quartet with Jacqui Dankworth

      19 October

      more info 

    • Judith Weir: Master of the Queen's Music

      Judith Weir: Master of the Queen's Music

      27 October

      more info 

    • Original Score: Moliere's La Malade Imaginaire

      OAE - Original Scores: Moliere

      The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
      3 & 9 November

      more info 

    • Mediterranean Music Through the Centuries

      Mediterranean Music Through the Centuries

      Jean-Guihen Queyras
      10 November

      more info 

    • Shakespeare Songs: Andy Sheppard

      Shakespeare Songs: Andy Sheppard

      EFG London Jazz Festival
      16 November

      more info 

    • Anoushka Shanka

      Chano Domiguez and Niño Josele

      EFG London Jazz Festival
      17 November

      more info 

    • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

      Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

      Simon Armitage
      23 & 24 November

      more info 

    • Songs from our Ancestors

      Songs from our ancestors

      Ian Bostridge & Xuefei Yang
      30 November

      more info 

    • Reflections on WWI: Elgar and Vaughan Williams

      Reflections on WWI: Elgar and Vaughan Williams

      1 December

      more info 

    • Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

      Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

      7 December

      more info 

    • The Night Dances

      The Night Dances

      Charlotte Rampling & 
      Sonia Wieder-Atherton 
      15 December

      more info 

    • The Seven Last Words

      The Seven Last Words

      Chilingirian String Quartet
      Tenebrae Consort
      11 January

      more info 

    • Winter's Tales

      Winter's Tales

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

      more info 

    • Original Scores: Matthew Locke's The Tempest

      OAE - Original Scores: 
      The Tempest

      The Orchestra of the Age Enlightenment
      25 & 26 January

      more info 

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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.

    • Pinnock's Passions

      A Bach Family Celebration

      Pinnock's Passions
      7 & 8 September

      more info book now

    • Show of Hands

      Show of Hands with Miranda Sykes

      Folk by Oak & Candlelight
      20 September

      more info book now

    • Anoushka Shanka

      Anoushka Shankar Celebrating Tagore

      27, 28, 29 September & 4 October

      more info book now

    • The Brodsky Quartet with Jacqui Dankworth

      The Brodsky Quartet with Jacqui Dankworth

      19 October

      more info 

    • Judith Weir: Master of the Queen's Music

      Judith Weir: Master of the Queen's Music

      27 October

      more info 

    • Original Score: Moliere's La Malade Imaginaire

      OAE - Original Scores: Moliere

      The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
      3 & 9 November

      more info 

    • Mediterranean Music Through the Centuries

      Mediterranean Music Through the Centuries

      Jean-Guihen Queyras
      10 November

      more info 

    • Shakespeare Songs: Andy Sheppard

      Shakespeare Songs: Andy Sheppard

      EFG London Jazz Festival
      16 November

      more info 

    • Anoushka Shanka

      Chano Domiguez and Niño Josele

      EFG London Jazz Festival
      17 November

      more info 

    • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

      Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

      Simon Armitage
      23 & 24 November

      more info 

    • Songs from our Ancestors

      Songs from our ancestors

      Ian Bostridge & Xuefei Yang
      30 November

      more info 

    • Reflections on WWI: Elgar and Vaughan Williams

      Reflections on WWI: Elgar and Vaughan Williams

      1 December

      more info 

    • Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

      Avi Avital and Mahan Esfahani

      7 December

      more info 

    • The Night Dances

      The Night Dances

      Charlotte Rampling & 
      Sonia Wieder-Atherton 
      15 December

      more info 

    • The Seven Last Words

      The Seven Last Words

      Chilingirian String Quartet
      Tenebrae Consort
      11 January

      more info 

    • Winter's Tales

      Winter's Tales

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

      more info 

    • Original Scores: Matthew Locke's The Tempest

      OAE - Original Scores: 
      The Tempest

      The Orchestra of the Age Enlightenment
      25 & 26 January

      more info 

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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

    • Much Ado About Nothing

      Much Ado About Nothing

      Until 7 September
      Touring the UK and Europe

      more info

    • King Lear

      King Lear

      Until 18 November
      Touring the UK and USA

      more info

    • King Lear

      A Midsummer Night's Dream

      From 5 September
      Opening in Kingston & Aylesbury and touring Asia & Russia

      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 2014

    • 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 book now

    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

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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

    Festival Screenings

    • A Summer Hamlet

      Screenings worldwide

      more info

    DVDs

    • Shop Online

      Purchase DVDs from our online shop

      more info

    Digital Theatre

    • Doctor Faustus

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • Romeo and Juliet

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • Love's Labour's Lost

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • As You Like It

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • Henry VIII

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • Henry IV, Part 1

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • Henry IV, Part 2

      Available to rent or download

      more info

    • The Merry Wives of Windsor

      Available to rent or download

      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.

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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.

    More info

     

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