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MIDNIGHT MATINÉES

The clocks strike midnight and the restaurants and cafes on Bankside are shutting down for the night. But something special is about to happen in our ‘Wooden O’…

Our special Midnight Matinée performances start at 11.59pm, so as the city settles down and fades away to sleep, prepare to be transported into worlds of disguises, forests, shipwrecks and fairies. Revel in the enchanting atmosphere of the Globe under the stars and experience Shakespeare’s plays in a truly unique and magical way.

This summer there are three opportunities to see a Midnight Matinée starting on the night of the Summer Solstice on 21 June with Audience Choice which allows you, the audience, to decide in the moment what it is you want to see. Choose between The Comedy of Errors,  Pericles or Twelfth Night.

On 20 July, join us under the moonshine in fairy land for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and on 6 September midnight revelry in the forest of Arden beckons in As You Like It.

The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve,
Lovers, to bed; ‘tis almost fairy time.

— A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act V, scene 1

DATES & TICKETS

MIDNIGHT MATINÉES

21 JUNE–6 SEPTEMBER

GLOBE THEATRE

FRI 21 JUNE     AUDIENCE CHOICE

 11.59 PM

SAT 20 JULY     A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

 11.59 PM

FRI 6 SEPTEMBER     AS YOU LIKE IT

11.59 PM

Audience Choice

Globe Theatre
An experience like no other. For five performances only, it will be up to you to vote for which of our three touring productions you want to see. The rules are simple: the loudest cheer wins!
Artwork for A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Globe Theatre
A new technicolour production of Shakespeare’s raucous comedy comes to vivid life in our ultra-live and magical wooden O.

As You Like It

Globe Theatre
Our critically acclaimed production of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies returns to the Globe Theatre this summer.