Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London

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Discover the plays of the Bard of Avon the way they were meant to be seen, at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. an authentic reproduction of the open-air theater once established by the playwright's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men. The modern playhouse sits roughly 230 m (750 ft) from the site of the original. Between performances, take a guided tour of the theater, and browse exhibitions highlighting Shakespeare and theater in the 16th and 17th centuries. If watching a play while exposed to the elements doesn't appeal, the adjoining Jacobean theater recreates the style of indoor playhouse for which Shakespeare also wrote. Plan to visit Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended London attractions using our London vacation planning app .
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  • First trip to the Globe to watch Midsummer's Night Dream which was absolutely brilliant. Great atmosphere, fantastic actors and fun to watch, super afternoon out. We sat on the top tier seating and ha...  more »
  • A spur of the moment decision to go - what an amazing experience! Brilliant, just absolutely brilliant. I don't know what else I can say. I expected to enjoy it, as I love Shakespeare but this version...  more »
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