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

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Globe Theatre/ LONDON GUIDE TO THE UNINITIATED/ see more at: http://delightfull.eu/blog/2016/08/30/london-guide-uninitiated/

Globe Theatre/ LONDON GUIDE TO THE UNINITIATED/ see more at: http://delightfull.eu/blog/2016/08/30/london-guide-uninitiated/

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The Globe Theatre, London. It's all made out of wood, even what looks like marble.

The Globe Theatre, London. It's all made out of wood, even what looks like marble.

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This is the rebuilt Globe Theatre (opened 1997) in London, modelled on the original design from the 17th century. Learn more about the theatre at www.shakespearesglobe.com

This is the rebuilt Globe Theatre (opened 1997) in London, modelled on the original design from the 17th century. Learn more about the theatre at www.shakespearesglobe.com

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