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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Review

This faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse where Shakespeare worked and wrote many of his greatest plays marvelously re-creates the 16th-century theatergoing experience. Standing room in the yard or "pit" right in front of the stage costs £5. The season runs April through October, but an exhibition and theater tours run all year round. The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, a replica Jacobean (early-17th-century) indoor theater named after the Globe's founder, opened in early 2014.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, South Bank, London, SE1 9DT | Map It
  • Phone: 020/7401–9919; 020/7902–1400
  • Cost: Exhibition and Globe Theatre Tour £13.50
  • Hours: Exhibition daily 10–5:30; Globe Theatre Tour daily 10:30–5
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  • Subway: London Bridge, Mansion House (then cross Southwark Bridge), Blackfriars (then cross Blackfriars Bridge), St. Paul's (then cross Millenium Bridge)
  • Location: The South Bank
Updated: 02-27-2014

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