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London Performing Arts

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

  • 21 New Globe Walk Map It
  • South Bank
  • Theater
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/27/2014

Fodor's 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.

Performing Art Information


21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT, England

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020-7401–9919-box office; 020-7902–1400-enquiries

Performing Art Details:

  • Exhibition and Globe Theatre Tour £13.50
  • Exhibition daily 10–5:30; Globe Theatre Tour daily 10:30–5

Updated 02/27/2014


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