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SAM WANAMAKER CENTENARY

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2019 would have been the 100th birthday of our founder Sam Wanamaker.

This year, the Globe’s visionary founder, Sam Wanamaker, would have celebrated his 100th birthday. To honour this special anniversary, this extraordinary man, and everything that the Globe does todaywe are aiming to raise £100,000 to support his legacy and continue his incredible work.

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Watch: Titania’s speech from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 2, scene 1

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The Globe Ensemble respond to Letters to the Earth with Titania’s speech from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 2, scene 1.

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OUR CAUSE

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We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

Inspired and informed by the unique historic playing conditions of two beautiful iconic theatres, our diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance, cultivates intellectual curiosity and excites learning to make Shakespeare accessible for all.

And let us… on your imaginary forces work.

— Henry V, Prologue