Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Travel Guide

Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Performing Arts

Royal Shakespeare Company

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Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

One of the finest repertory troupes in the world and long the backbone of the country's theatrical life, the company performs plays year-round in Stratford and at venues around Britain. The stunning Royal Shakespeare Theatre, home of the RSC, has a thrust stage based on the original Globe Theater in London. The Swan Theatre, part of the theater complex and also built in the style of Shakespeare's Globe, stages plays by Shakespeare and contemporaries such as Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson, as well as works by contemporary playwrights. Prices run £5–£50. Seats book up fast, but day-of-performance and returned tickets are sometimes available.

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Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BB, England

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0844-800–1110-for tickets


Published 08/30/2016


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