Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, cultural attraction and education centre located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK. We celebrate Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.
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All the world's a stage
All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players…
Sophie Stone performs Shakespeare’s iconic speech from As You Like It.
Sam Wanamaker Centenary
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 today, we are aiming to raise £100,000 to support his legacy and continue his incredible work.