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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This is the theater that Shakespeare preformed most of his plays. It was started to be built in 1597. This was built specifically for Shakespeare. This is not what it would have look like exactly, but close.