Erected in 1599, The Globe was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it (not to mention the company’s chief playwright), Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar on, with this venue in mind. To quote the bard, "O for a muse of fire!" Henry V

Erected in 1599, The Globe was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it (not to mention the company’s chief playwright), Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar on, with this venue in mind. To quote the bard, "O for a muse of fire!" Henry V

The modern reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was opened on this day in British history, June 12, 1997. The first play performed in Shakespeare's Globe was Henry V.

The modern reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was opened on this day in British history, June 12, 1997. The first play performed in Shakespeare's Globe was Henry V.

A review of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour in London from an American expat living in London

Shakepeare's Globe Theatre Tour in London

A review of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour in London from an American expat living in London

The Globe Theatre-Shakespeare Prospers n1598 built Globe Theatre uOwned shares in it nFather granted a coat-of-arms uGentlemen nRecognized as a genius in his own time(Shakespeare bio)

The Globe Theatre-Shakespeare Prospers n1598 built Globe Theatre uOwned shares in it nFather granted a coat-of-arms uGentlemen nRecognized as a genius in his own time(Shakespeare bio)

All The World's A Stage

All The World's A Stage

The Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre Built in 1599 by William Shakespeare's theatre company in London, the open-air Globe Theatre seated and was three stories high.

The modern version of The Globe. You might think being a groundling would be fun but buy the seat (and rent the cushion).

The modern version of The Globe. You might think being a groundling would be fun but buy the seat (and rent the cushion).

Shakespeare's Globe Theater, London, England. One of my favourite travel experiences.

Shakespeare's Globe Theater, London, England. One of my favourite travel experiences.

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