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Sam Wanamaker Festival 2020

This event has now passed.

Shakespeare’s Globe has taken the difficult but responsible decision to close our doors to the public until further notice, ceasing performances, education activities and tours.

As you can imagine, this has been one of the hardest decisions we have had to make, but a necessary one as we consider the safety and well-being of both the public, staff and volunteers.

We hope to open the doors to our wooden O as soon as possible – but in this unprecedented time for theatre, and as a charity that receives no annual government subsidy, we are in desperate need of donations to help us to continue to strive in the future.

We ask at this time of huge risk to our beloved theatre that you donate if you can. Any amount, large or small, will be hugely appreciated.

With love, solidarity and thanks to you all from the whole Globe family.

If   when we meet again, why, we shall smile

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The Sam Wanamaker Festival offers a heady mix of the tragical and comical celebrating remarkable emerging acting talents from the UK’s leading drama schools and from Rutgers.

Students present a selection of scenes by Shakespeare and his contemporaries, offering them the unparalleled experience of playing on the Globe stage to a packed Yard and galleries. Three days of intensive work culminate in one mighty festival finale jig.

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Tickets

Yard (standing) £5
Gallery (seated) from £12
Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre

700 tickets at £5 available for every Globe Theatre performance

A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online

Running time: To be confirmed

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